Clubhouse shortly will enable its users to share external links on its platform. With the announcement of the new pinned links functionality, the audio social networking app will allow users to generate revenue through their work. The feature will be released on October 27 to both iOS and Android platforms.
According to the company’s latest announcement by the CEO Paul Davidson, with the new pinned links feature the moderators will be able to pin external links to the top of a room that will take listeners to news articles or even a podcast.
While announcing the new pinned links feature on its platform Clubhouse said, “Many of the most popular rooms on Clubhouse point to things in the outside world. Clubs like News News News and Tech News Around the World gather each morning to discuss the headlines. People host live fundraisers, raising thousands of dollars to build schools in Africa. Authors are doing book tours. Musicians, podcasters, and comedians are getting discovered and selling tickets to shows (Congrats, Austin!). Journalists are dissecting their pieces and introducing audiences to new writers. Fashion designers and entrepreneurs are selling amazing products they created. Somehow, they have been creative enough to do this using only their voices. Today, we’re introducing a new feature for creators called Pinned Links — to make all of this much easier.”
The users can pin a link to the top of their room using the Pinned Links. The moderators can simply tap the “…” menu in the upper right and then “Pin a Link”. Clubhouse says that any room moderator has the authority to change or remove the link at any time.
The audio social platform Clubhouse also expects that this feature will be used in a variety of entertaining ways like playing games, running polls, and sharing links to YouTube videos. The company is also looking forward to seeing how Pinned Links can help room creators drive preamble to subscribe to their Substack, download their podcast, read their books, see them at The Laugh Factory, discover their new single, buy their product and support their Patreon or GoFundMe page.
The new Pinned Links will be available on iOS and Android from October 27 that is on Wednesday alongside a slew of new features that were announced in the past weeks that will be beneficial for the users to begin rooms with friends, plan events and 1:1s, search for rooms, share clips, make great-sounding music and share Replays of their content much farther.
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