Discord’s latest Stage Discovery portal will link audio events with communities


● What is the news ?

•If you’re new to Discord, you might be thrown off by the lack of an endless feed peppered with ads.

•The company launched Stage Channels, its own Clubhouse-like voice event rooms, in late March. With those building blocks in place, in June Discord will start surfacing events (think open mic nights, book clubs, etc.) through a new portal called Stage Discovery, adding a way for anybody to connect with the cool communities in the process.

•Discord Product Manager Rick Ling says that stage channels are a hit so far, and the company realized that events can be a gateway to introducing new users to communities in the heart of the world. platform.

•Soon, the servers will be able to list public events, inviting anyone to come see things. Discord also says its new discovery feature will launch with some notable partners, hinting that “one rhymes with … rhymes.” (It’s filth.)


●Other things to know

•Discord also has a few other new features around the corner. Chained conversations are underway this summer and the company is about to begin a pilot program to test paid and ticketed audio events.

•Discord’s new discovery feature will appear on the home tab, offering a directory of live voice events. The real promise of the feature is that those events can attract new users, connecting them with thriving communities that have much more going on beyond the events. Users will be able to see voice events that their friends hang on, events hosted by the servers they belong to, and other live events they are not connected to.

Discord is a VoIP, instant messaging and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities. Users communicate with voice calls, video calls, text messaging, media and files in private chats or as part of communities called "servers".

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