Clubhouse 101: Could Audio Chat Apps Help With Your Pandemic Fatigue?

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Chances are you haven’t heard about Clubhouse, the latest, greatest social media app. And, in some ways, that’s by design. Right now, this audio chat app requires an invitation, but, even so, membership has recently exploded. With that rise in interest, the app’s valuation has also surged. So, are people really that excited about an exclusive, virtual invite? Or did Clubhouse just arrive during an apropos time — one that sees folks struggling with both isolation and pandemic fatigue?