You can now listen to Twitter Spaces without an account

Twitter no longer wants you to make an account to listen to spaces. The social media platform’s competitor clubhouse recently opened audio chat rooms to everybody on iOS and android.

Now it has created it even easier for individuals to join spaces. If they only wish to listen in, a host of a space can share direct links to their chat rooms with others and you’ll be able to peek in to visualize what the discussion is regarding through the web app on a browser. To participate, you’ll need to register or create an account.

Twitter has been adding tons of functionality to flush out the space experience. The most recent of that was a choice for hosts to record their spaces audio sessions. The host can get access to the their recordings for consequent thirty days. For now, the feature is limited to iOS users, with android support coming shortly.

The audio chat room market has been booming, with social media platforms all stepping in to challenge clubhouse. Facebook has proclaimed its providing known as Facebook Hotline, Spotify has greenroom, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is functioning on one. Organisational communication platform Slack has also announced its interest, Discord recently launched Stage Channels and Reddit has additionally thrown its hat within the ring.

However, Clubhouse is not slowing down and recently proclaimed that India had become its largest Android market with over 1,000,000 users.

Instagram to initiate ‘take a break’ feature in order to pause the harmful content from the teenagers

In its recent interview over the weekend, Instagram mentioned that it will initiate recently developed measures to prompt teenagers from the platform using a ‘take a break’ feature. The app will be updated accordingly to pause their accounts and shall launch new options for parents to monitor the activities of their children.

Facebook Vice President of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg in an interview with the CNN conveyed that, “We’re going to introduce something which I think will make a considerable difference, which is where our systems see that a teenagers is looking at the same content over and over again, and it’s content which may not be conducive to their well-being, we will nudge them to look at other content.”

Furthermore, he said “the company will add a new feature “called ‘take a break,’ where we will be prompting teens to just simply take a break from using Instagram.” However, Adam Mosseri, Instagram head on September 27 mentioned in a blog post that the company was surveying the ‘take a break’ feature for the teen Instagrammers.

Chrome Test Google Side Search In The Browser

Google Chrome is now experimenting side search, a feature to compare search results on a single browser page.

So it makes it easier to view a page and the search results at the same time.

The new Side search feature lets you view a page in your main browser window without having to navigate back and forth.The aim of this experiment is to make users easily compare the results in chrome.

Currently, chrome provides a side panel that shows bookmarks and a reading list.

It is clear that the new feature will not use the current side panel on the right instead the side search feature is expected to have a dedicated panel on its own.The new Side search feature also notably resembles the microsoft edge’ sidebar search.