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AP Auction of NFTs Ushers in New Era for Digital Media

It’s official: NFTs have gone totally mainstream. That’s the upshot from the announcement that the Associated Press, the 175-year-old paragon of traditional media, is planning to auction off 10 one-of-a-kind NFTs to celebrate its iconic photojournalism. Among the offerings: an artistic representation of the shot showing U.S. Marines hoisting the Stars and Stripes on a …

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BitClout’s Insiders-Only Pre-Launch Overshadows Social Media Revamp

BitClout, a blockchain-based social networking platform branding itself on the ability to speculate on celebrities’ social media presence with real money, officially launches today.  But while BitClout’s novel premise has drummed up support amongst big-name investment firms, its password-locked pre-launch allowing insiders to access the platform and buy its token prior to the public release, …

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Trump’s Deplatforming Has Crypto Leaders Calling For Decentralization

While half of America likely cheered the deplatforming of Donald Trump, crypto was calling for decentralized social media. Facebook and Twitter have banned the President from their networks, while Google and Apple have taken rightwing social network Parler, off their app stores with Amazon also pulling its web services from the app, taking it offline. …

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Social Tokens: plague or paradigm shift? The answer might surprise you.

Social Tokens: Plague or Paradigm Shift? The Answer Might Surprise You.

Social Tokens… very few token types elicit such a strong reaction amongst the cryptoscenti. From $HUE to $COIN to $JAMM a new wave of experimentalists are carving out unique ideas to explore what’s possible under tokenised models. Most will fail, some (many?) are scams. But given the immense power of ‘influencers’ in the non-crypto world …

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