Article: Blockchain Technology’s Potential to Disrupt Social Media Platforms

Blockchain, Decentralized Internet, Media, Web 3.0

Blockchain Technology’s Potential to Disrupt Social Media Platforms

While mainstream social media platforms have revolutionized the way we interact with one another and made eCommerce more effective thanks to targeted advertising, these platforms have serious flaws, notably data and privacy breached that should not be ignored. The advent of blockchain social media offers a plausible solution to these challenges, allowing individuals to interact over decentralized and distributed networks without third parties’ praying eyes.

Blockchain social media offers numerous benefits. Among other benefits, they allow users to enjoy greater privacy, assert better control of their data, and express themselves freely without drastic consequences or account censorship. Better still, decentralized social media allows users to earn income on their activities on the platform, including content creation and other interactions.

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Article: Verto.exchange founder explains why he built the first DEX on “permaweb” protocol Arweave

Blockchain, Crypto, Data

Verto.exchange founder explains why he built the first DEX on “permaweb” protocol Arweave

Arweave describes itself as a new type of storage that backs data with sustainable and perpetual endowments, allowing users and developers to store data forever.

Arweave allowed us to accomplish the task of permanent, immutable, and always accessible data storage. This is exactly what we needed for Nest.land, and the new horizon of profit-sharing tokens made us quickly realize that storing data and compute on Arweave would be extremely economical.”

“I think that crypto is going to continue being used by more and more. As time continues, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that this technology can solve problems that centralized entities or governments cannot. I think it’s just a matter of time before this technology is completely mainstream.”

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Article: Dan Larimer’s newest project is another attempt at decentralized social media

Decentralized Internet

Dan Larimer’s newest project is another attempt at decentralized social mediaDan Larimer’s newest project is another attempt at decentralized social media

Daniel Larimer, former chief technology officer of Block.one and a co-founder of Block.one and Steemit, has revealed his next project, called Clarion.

The project is meant to become a mobile-first decentralized social media platform, supporting all types of social features like personal messaging via text and video, publishing content to followers or having Discord-like voice chat rooms.

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