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Cutting through the Hype: Is Facebook really at Risk of Being Toppled by Blockchain Technology?

Category: Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Platform

Cutting through the Hype: Is Facebook really at Risk of Being Toppled by Blockchain Technology?

In the past ten years, Facebook has grown from a mere social media platform to one of the biggest internet companies the world has ever seen. With its recent acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp, it has comfortably positioned itself in the minds of over two billion people. The company is also a significant player in the advertising and virtual reality…

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What Is Mastodon?

Category: Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Platform, Tech

What Is Mastodon?

Social networking websites have become an integral part of modern day society. While most of them once started out with the intention of catering to specific audiences, they’ve since ballooned in size and become an essential extension of many people’s lives. Between Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and the hundreds, if not thousands, of other smaller websites, billions of users log on…

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Facebook’s David Marcus Leaves Coinbase’s Board as Facebook Ramps up Blockchain Efforts

Category: Blockchain, Business, Development, Exchange, News

Facebook’s David Marcus Leaves Coinbase’s Board as Facebook Ramps up Blockchain Efforts

Facebook executive and head of blockchain research David Marcus has left his board of director position at Coinbase after eight months. According to Bloomberg, Marcus previously accepted a role as the head of a blockchain group at Facebook in May 2018. His departure is a strong sign that Facebook is looking to ramp up their blockchain efforts. Marcus Resigned to…

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Curing Ad Blindness with Blockchain: Marketing 3.0

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Platform

Curing Ad Blindness with Blockchain: Marketing 3.0

Advertisers are looking to blockchain technology to subvert the marketing phenomena called “ad blindness.” Ad blindness is a sort of natural defense against the constant bombardment of ads people are subjected to on a daily basis. Essentially, potential consumers disregard most of the advertisements with which they are deluged. This adaptation, along with ad blocking software, is enough to cost…

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Facebook And Google Go back on Decisions as BTC, BCH, XRP and ETH Fans React

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, News, Platform

Facebook And Google Go back on Decisions as BTC, BCH, XRP and ETH Fans React

Crypto prices have rebounded following the reversal of separate anti-crypto decisions by Facebook and Google. After previously banning cryptocurrency ads on its platform, Facebook has whitelisted Coinbase advertisements, and Google on its part now includes major cryptocurrency coins in its exchange rate converter tool. Internet Giants vs. Crypto BTCManager reported earlier that Facebook and Google both faced backlash following poorly-received…

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Genesis Space: A Decentralized Facebook That you Take Ownership of

Category: Press Releases

Genesis Space: A Decentralized Facebook That you Take Ownership of

Rewind to 1996, John Perry Barlow published the renowned article A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, in response to the Telecommunications Act in the United States, in which he elucidated his vision to build a virtual world integrating “transactions, communications and thought itself.” That world was still a Utopia 20 years ago, as everything has to be on a server, and…

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Blockchain-Based Brave Browser Reaches 3 Million Downloads as BAT Token Proves Utility

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Tech

Blockchain-Based Brave Browser Reaches 3 Million Downloads as BAT Token Proves Utility

On July 12, 2018, blockchain-based internet browser Brave announced over 3.1 million monthly active users on its platform as of July 2018. The product is primed to reach the five million mark “before the end of 2018,” and represents one of the largest-used blockchain products. Users Warm up to Brave As stated on its official blog, Brave’s Android application reached…

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Facebook Backpedals Cryptocurrency Ban, Will Now Allow Verified Crypto Advertisements

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Facebook Backpedals Cryptocurrency Ban, Will Now Allow Verified Crypto Advertisements

Social media giant Facebook upheld its advertising ban on cryptocurrencies and related products on June 26, 2018. In January 2018, the Menlo Park-headquartered company joined Google, YouTube, and Bing in blocking ad services to providers of digital assets. Cryptocurrency Purge Following Bitcoin’s (BTC) famous bull run in December 2017 which saw the pioneer cryptocurrency reach $20,000 on some exchanges, governments…

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Kik CEO Believes Blockchain Is Not for Everyone

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Kik CEO Believes Blockchain Is Not for Everyone

Kik’s CEO Ted Livingston does not believe that blockchain technology is for everyone. More to the point, the CEO appears pessimistic about the innovation underpinning bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies because he does not see the immense value it brings for many industries. Blockchain is only for Cryptocurrencies “Almost nobody should be looking at blockchain,” said Livingston. “Unless you’re trying to…

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Bing Bins Cryptocurrency Advertising on Its Platform

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News, Regulation

Bing Bins Cryptocurrency Advertising on Its Platform

While some companies are investing, adopting, and utilizing cryptocurrencies or its related products, “FANG” stock companies are persistently avoiding the digital asset in all forms. The latest to do so is Microsoft Bing, which joins Google and Facebook in their decision to ban cryptocurrency-related advertisements on their platforms. Move to Avoid Lawsuits Announced via an official blog post on May…

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