Social Media

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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