Posts Tagged ‘clubhouse’

LaKeith Stanfield, Clubhouse and the Evolution of Inter-Communal Dialogue

For decades, the Jewish American community has built strong relationships with the Black American community. Lately, however, it seems as though tensions between the two communities are at an all-time high. Last Wednesday night, the popular audio chatroom app, Clubhouse, hosted a conversation titled, “Did the Minister Farrakhan Tarnish His Legacy by Being Antisemitic?” The […]

Actor Lakeith Stanfield apologizes for moderating antisemitic Clubhouse chat

Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized in an Instagram post after The Daily Beast reported on Friday that he co-moderated a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which antisemitic remarks were made, Page Six reported on Saturday afternoon.  “I condemn hate speech and discriminatory views of every kind. I unconditionally apologize for what went on in […]

Actor Lakeith Stanfield moderated a Clubhouse room full of antisemitism

Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield co-moderated a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which participants made a slew of antisemitic remarks, The Daily Beast reported Friday. The room in question had split off from another one on that was shut down on Wednesday night titled “Did Min. Farrakhan Tarnish His Legacy By Being Antisemitic?” The […]

Clubhouse will ‘shut down a number of rooms’ after antisemitism complaints

Clubhouse, the new audio-based social network, announced that it “shut down a number of rooms” in the wake of complaints about antisemitism. On Sunday, a Twitter user with the handle @EliKohn3 wrote about a chat on Clubhouse that discussed “Jewish Privilege,” where they said users were repeating and promoting antisemitic stereotypes. Nearly 200 people talking […]

Clubhouse Says It ‘Shut Down a Number of Rooms’ After Anti-Semitism Complaints

(JTA) — Clubhouse, the new audio-based social network, announced that it “shut down a number of rooms” in the wake of complaints about anti-Semitism. On Sunday, a Twitter user with the handle @EliKohn3 wrote about a chat on Clubhouse that discussed “Jewish Privilege,” where they said users were repeating and promoting anti-Semitic stereotypes. “Nearly 200 […]

Hit Social Media App Clubhouse Under Fire for Antisemitic Content

A smartphone running the social media app Clubhouse. Photo: Marco Verch/Flickr. The social media app Clubhouse, which allows large numbers of people to interact by live voice chat in “rooms” on specific topics, faced a new storm of controversy on Sunday after antisemitic content in several of their rooms was exposed online. Clubhouse, whose popularity […]

Data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online, with fears ‘real damage’ will be caused – media

A major data breach from a recently popular social media platform, Clubhouse, has been reported. The latest suggested leak may have compromised the personal information of 1.3 million users. The apparent disclosure was reported by Cyber News this weekend. A Structured Query Language database containing user records such as names in connection with profile names, […]

‘A coffeehouse that pierces through what is forbidden:’ Clubhouse becomes sensation in Arab world

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This rabbi has seen the future, and it sounds like Clubhouse

“A Chabad rabbi and Reform rabbi walk into a club” sounds like the beginning of an old, tired Jewish joke. Yet this actually happened to me through the new social media app Clubhouse, when I entered a virtual discussion room hosted by a Chabad rabbi. What ensued was an intriguing dialogue that has left me […]

Clubhouse: The Invite-Only Social App Attracting Bigots and Far-Right Activists

During last year’s Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish faith, a handful of users on the invite-only social app known as Clubhouse formed a chatroom titled “Anti-Semitism and Black Culture,” hoping to have a discussion about anti-Jewish sentiments within African American communities. The conversation quickly devolved into a festival of anti-Semitism. Launched in […]

Curious Times Episode 9: What’s all the fuss about Clubhouse?

David Suissa is President of Tribe Media/Jewish Journal, where he has been writing a weekly column on the Jewish world since 2006. In 2015, he was awarded first prize for “Editorial Excellence” by the American Jewish Press Association. Prior to Tribe Media, David was founder and CEO of Suissa Miller Advertising, a marketing firm named […]

Clubhouse, Harry Potter, and the Problem With Magical Thinking

In the debate over Israel in America, many on the left (of which I am a proud member) are completely misguided. And the new frontier of this debate is shaping up to be the sticky new social network Clubhouse. Last week I was invited to join Clubhouse, an audio drop in app where you can […]

Thailand warns against Clubhouse app after monarchy discussions

Thailand’s digital ministry on Wednesday warned Thai users not to break the law on the audio drop-in application Clubhouse, which has rapidly emerged as a platform for discussions of the country’s monarchy. Thailand has a tough “lese majeste” law against insulting or defaming the country’s king, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in […]

China ‘blocks’ political discussion app Clubhouse

China has blocked the use of up-and-coming social media app Clubhouse, it’s been claimed The app allowed people in China to engage in political discussions with people outside of the country, on topics such as democracy and Taiwan. The service was cut off on Monday, according to, a US non-profit group that monitors Chinese […]

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