Tagged: social media

Blockchain based Social Media Network Voice, Developed by Block.one, Announces NFT Residency for Emerging Creators

Voice, a blockchain-powered social media platform developed by Block.one, has announced its NFT Residency for “emerging” creators. The team at Voice notes in an update, dated June 2, 2021: “Continuing with our mission to empower creatives, we are partnering with leaders in arts and culture… Read More

Clubhouse Adds New Digital Payments Option so Creators on Platform Can Generate More Revenue

Clubhouse will reportedly be adding a payments option that’s meant to generate more revenue for creators. The company also revealed that it could launch other initiatives in the foreseeable future. The move to add the new payments feature has come at a time when several… Read More

Controversial BitClout Project, which will Offer Social Currency Issued by Digital Artists, Already Facing Lawsuit Before Official Launch

There’s been a lot of hype around non-fungible tokens or NFTs, with many major digital art auctions and opportunities to exchange virtual trading cards. There’s also been a lot of talk among major investors who believe that these scarce tokens may support the future of… Read More

Bitcoin Fraud: Teenager Graham Clark Accepts Plea Deal after Being Charged for Acquiring $100K in BTC via Twitter Scam

A teenager who’s responsible for taking over many high-profile Twitter accounts, as part of a huge Bitcoin scam last year, has now agreed to serve 3 years in prison in a plea deal. Graham Clark, 18, has confirmed that he’ll be pleading guilty to State… Read More

More than 30 Lawsuits Now Filed Against Stock Trading App Provider Robinhood Markets Inc., Suits Allege Company Is Manipulating Markets

Digital investment platform Robinhood is reportedly facing around 30 different lawsuits from traders for shutting down or not supporting GameStop trading. Several groups of Robinhood‘s clients have filed lawsuits against the stock trading service provider. Lawsuits have alleged the firm violated certain laws by imposing… Read More

SEC Is Reviewing Social Media Posts, Agency Is Looking for Potential Fraud due to Activities tied to WallStreetBets, GameStop

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been carefully reviewing social media posts, as the federal regulator is looking out for any signs of potential fraud, which may have increased due to the frenzied trading of GameStop and other firms’ shares. The SEC‘s probe… Read More

SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee Says Federal Regulator Will be Carefully Investigating the Reddit “Takeover” of Wall Street

NPR’s Ailsa Chang recently covered the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) expected role in conducting an investigation into the Reddit / social media takeover of Wall Street. SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee commented on the agency’s role in looking into the matter. The… Read More

Mobile Payments App Venmo to Provide Merchants Ways to Reach Highly Social Millennials via its Social Feed, Rewards, Payouts

The team at Venmo, a mobile payment service created by PayPal, notes that their platform began as a social peer-to-peer payments tool for friends and family members to split their meal or share an “unforgettable experience.” The Venmo team confirms that several years ago, they… Read More

Blockchain, Cryptography, Smart Contracts are All Technologies that Allow Us to Effectively Manage Our Data, According to John Izaguirre from Ontology

John Izaguirre, the Business Director, Europe at Ontology, a high-performance or high-throughput blockchain platform, believes that privacy is a basic human right. Izaguiree notes that data is becoming a very important topic for both individuals and companies. However, he believes that the Internet is still… Read More

Facebook Forms Financial Group, led by David Marcus, to Handle Digital Commerce and Payments Projects like Libra and Novi

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), which currently has a market cap of around $750 billion, employs over 52,000 workers, and generated over $70 billion in revenue last year, has introduced a new group to focus on payments and digital commerce opportunities. David Marcus, the co-creator of the… Read More

Block.one’s Blockchain based Voice Network has Officially Launched, Plans to “Take Social Media Back” from Big Tech

Voice, a blockchain-based social media platform created by Block.one, the company behind EOS, a leading distributed ledger tech (DLT) development platform, has confirmed that it has officially launched. Voice is presently available only in the read-only mode for the general public. The social media network… Read More

Block.one’s Blockchain based Voice Social Media Network to Launch on July 4, 2020, aims to “Take Social Back from Big Tech”

The developers of Voice, a blockchain-powered social media platform that aims to “take social back from Big Tech,” confirmed on June 4, 2020, that the beta version of Voice will be open for public reading and international registrations will be accepted until August 15, 2020…. Read More

Reddit Introduces Two Ethereum Tokens as Rewards for its Cryptocurrency and Fortnite Subreddits

Reddit, the popular social news aggregation and discussion website, is currently testing two Ethereum-powered tokens for platform users. The blockchain-based tokens may be earned as rewards for posting content to Reddit’s online forums. The two tokens, $BRICKS and $MOONS, will be awarded to user accounts… Read More

EOS Developer Block.one Wins Patent for Incentivizing Positive Feedback on Blockchain-based Social Media Networks

Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered software company that developed EOS, one of the largest blockchain-based platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), has been working on a new social media platform, called Voice. Voice has been developed using the EOS protocol and it aims to reward content… Read More

Block.one Invests $150 Million in Voice, a Blockchain-based Social News Platform

Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered firm that developed EOS, a leading platform for creating decentralized applications (dApps), has been working on a new blockchain-enabled social media platform, called Voice, for more than a year. Block.one reports that it has invested $150 million in Voice, which was… Read More

Giant Japanese Social Media Network Line, with 700 Million Users, Approved to Begin Trading Its Virtual Currency in Japan

LVC Corporation, a subsidiary of LINE Corporation and manager of LINE’s digital currency and blockchain-focused ventures, recently confirmed its plans to begin trading its virtual currency in Japan by April 2020. LINE is the company behind Japanese social media network Line, which notably has more… Read More

Block.one Launches new Blockchain-Base Social Media Application “Voice” For Alignment & Transparency

Block.one, the creator of the EOSIO (EOS) blockchain protocol, announced on Saturday the launch of its new blockchain-based social media application, Voice, which is designed with users of the platform in mind. According to Block.one, Voice is a more “transparent social media platform” for the… Read More

Yes, Token Ambassadors are a Thing! Meet the Influencers of the Crypto World

Millennials are blamed for the destruction of many industries that were initially incepted by the baby boomer generation. These industries include but are not limited to, the housing market, restaurant chains, 9-5 office jobs, and even plastic straws (with good reason). However, millennials aren’t quite… Read More

Report: Telegram Initial Coin Offering Expected to top $1.7 Billion

This should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following Telegram. One of the fastest growing messaging / social media platforms in the world is poised to top $1.7 billion with its initial coin offering. This is according to a recent report in… Read More

Overfunding: UK’s Marketing Agency Influencer Quickly Surpasses £100,000 on Crowdcube

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, marketing agency Influencer has already surpassed its initial £100,000 funding target. The company notably connects brands with “famous individuals” (aka influencers) on social media as a way to generate buzz. The company stated… Read More

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