To compete more with services like Clubhouse, Twitter is currently testing the opening of Spaces to the web.
The pandemic and the resulting health crisis have had the merit of reshuffling the cards in many areas. Video conferencing services have never been so popular, and audio is regaining a big place in the landscape. Twitter recently launched its Spaces, vocal rooms for freely discussing. Today, the platform is testing a functioning outside of mobile applications.
Twitter is currently testing the opening of Spaces to the web
As you may know, Twitter kicked off its response to Clubhouse some time ago, a service dubbed Spaces. However, at this time, the feature is only available on mobile devices. In other words, if you want to organize or join a Spaces and you are on a computer, you cannot do so. Twitter is working on the subject.
Soon an official announcement in this direction?
If we are to believe a tweet from Nima Owji, it seems that Twitter is currently testing the possibility for users to join and organize Spaces through its web interface. It is not a surprise, it must be admitted, insofar as the applications mobiles very often share their interfaces with the websites themselves. This makes it easier for users to switch from one to the other.
It will also be more convenient for users who spend time on their computer than on their phone. So it’s not a bad idea. This could also give Spaces a new advantage over the competition and in particular Clubhouse which, at the time of this writing, is still limited to mobile. Opening up Spaces to the web could encourage more users to use it.
No one knows when this feature will be available to the general public, if it ever will be, but as long as the test is launched, the chances are good. Hopefully an official announcement comes soon.
— Nima Owji (@nima_owji) July 8, 2021