Tag Archives: Social

White Supremacists and Social Justice Activists Start Paying Attention to Ethereum Technology – The Merkle

Giving everyone in the world access to Ethereum as a way to issue new tokens is a decision that may backfire at times. More specifically, this technology has been getting a lot of attention from Neo-Nazis. White supremacists have created their own Ethereum-based digital tokens over the past few months. The Daily Stormer, one of the […]

Ethereum Cryptocurrency Creator Defends Possession of Child Porn, Claims it Can Have ‘Social Benefits’

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, defended the possession of child porn and claimed it could have “social benefits.” In a series of tweets on Monday, Buterin argued that “doing heroin imposes risks on others,” while “simple possession of child porn does not,” and declared, “I don’t see legalizing *possession* of child porn as […]

Ready to Play? FaceOff Social Gaming Site to Introduce Ethereum-Based Token iCash | Crowdfund Insider

FaceOff, a social gaming site which allows players to make P2P social challenges and win cash prizes based on the outcome of skill-based contests, has announced its upcoming launch. Players may visit gofaceoff.com to register and learn more about social gaming. In December, consumers will be able to challenge their friends in head-to-head match-ups featuring […]

Meet Earn.com: 21 Rebrands Social Network In Shift Away from Bitcoin

21 Inc, once a maker of bitcoin mining hardware, is rebranding to emphasize its new focus on using cryptocurrency to power a social network. Effective today, the startup has changed its name to Earn.com to drive home the message users can get paid for answering emails and completing tasks, according to a company blog post. […]

Social influencers can soon get paid in cryptocurrency indaHash coin

These challenges include the length of time it currently takes for influencers to get paid by advertisers. According to indaHash, payment terms are 30 to 60 days, but using the cryptocurrency means they get paid immediately. Businesses will still be able to pay influencers in fiat (or “real”) currency, should they wish. It won’t only […]

Transforming the Social Sector: Bitcoin and Blockchain for Good

Beyond the hype of Bitcoin in the financial world is a growing movement in the social sector to leverage digital currencies and their underlying technology (called blockchain) for social impact. An Overview of Bitcoin and Digital Currencies What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is an online currency which can be used for payments and as a store […]

Kin: Pioneering a Social Media Cryptocurrency? – Crypto Insider

In the gold rush of startups attempting to grab a slice of the ICO market, it’s always refreshing to see an established company throw its hat into the ring. Kik, for those unfamiliar, is a fairly run-of-the-mill Canadian messaging app. It offers many functionalities users have come to expect from such a platform – stickers, […]

bitJob, A Global, Decentralized Marketplace for Student Employment, powered by Ethereum engages WINGS for Price Discovery and Social Engagement

bitJob  an Ethereum-based global, decentralized marketplace for student employment, announced today the terms of the WINGS  engagement for their upcoming token generation event on September 12, 2017.  WINGS is an Ethereum-based platform that harnesses the wisdom of crowds for crowdfunding price discovery and for social promotion of projects to early adopters.  Additionally, bitJob will make […]

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