Popular at a certain stage, the voice social network Clubhouse reduces the staff by half, citing a “reset” of the company. Founders Paul Davison and Rohan Seth dream of focusing on Clubhouse 2.0 in the future, but as a “smaller team”.

This is stated in the message of the startup.

In a letter to employees distributed by the company, the founders report that they are “reducing the staff of the social network by more than 50%, saying goodbye to many talented, loyal teammates.”

As you know, the social network gained popularity in early 2021 amid the social isolation of users due to the pandemic. Then in The live broadcast involved famous people, including Elon Musk and Oprah Winfrey. As the pandemic eased, interest in Clubhouse from users declined. Davison attributes this to the “too fast” growth of the service and the emergence of competitors.

Recall, the former head and founder of the social network Jack Dorsey launched an analogue of Twitter called Bluesky.