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Joining Clubhouse and what splintering social networks could mean to you

You know when celebrities are all trying out a new trend, and you aren't even sure where to buy it let alone what it is? Maybe you've felt that way about Clubhouse — the audio-only, digital chat app — but you haven't nabbed a personal invite to the service yet.
The Clubhouse app has joined many of the other popular social media networks on smartphones — but you need an invite to get in. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)

You know when celebrities are all trying out a new trend and you aren't even sure where to buy it, let alone what it is? Maybe you've felt that way about Clubhouse — the audio-only, digital chat app — but you haven't yet snagged a personal invite to the service yet.

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Elon Musk, Drake and Oprah have made appearances and now you can add The Cost of Living to the list of folks who joined the club. 

Is Clubhouse another example of social media fragmenting? Host Paul Haavardsrud asks if it matters that the ways we communicate with each other digitally are becoming more exclusive.


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