They’re already on Android and iOS

Over the previous a number of months, Twitter has been working onerous to convey its Clubhouse-like audio chat rooms function, Spaces, to customers on iOS and, as of final month, Android. A logical subsequent place for Spaces to present up can be on the web, and unsurprisingly, Twitter is engaged on the function for browsers.

We determined to ask Twitter about Spaces on desktop after seeing this tweet from app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, which reveals what Spaces preview playing cards may appear like when considered on the web.

And Twitter itself hasn’t been solely secret about creating the function, both. A Twitter Spaces developer posted some designs of how a House’s intro display screen may look on the web final Friday.

On condition that Spaces is just obtainable on cell proper now, bringing it to the web can be a major growth. And that broader attain may assist Twitter in its race to compete with Clubhouse, which remains to be solely on iOS (although an Android model is on the way in which). It might additionally convey Twitter in nearer parity to Discord, which simply yesterday launched its social audio rooms function, Stage Channels, on all platforms the place Discord is obtainable.

LinkedIn, Mark Cuban, Slack, and Spotify are also working on Clubhouse-like live audio features, while Facebook reportedly has one in development.