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Consensus’ $DESK Token Takes on Life Beyond Conference

A testnet token created a full on mania at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2021 virtual conference last week, in one of the latest signs even valueless coins can spur engagement and help unite communities.  CoinDesk’s $DESK token had been claimed by more than 1,371 addresses by the end of the conference on May 27. Each wallet claimed …

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Gary Vaynerchuk’s VeeFriends Combine NFTs with Social Tokens

Want to play tennis with serial entrepreneur and tech investor Gary Vaynerchuk?  You’ll have to snag a VeeFriends non-fungible token. Gary Vaynerchuck, also known as Gary Vee, is working on a new project combining collectible NFTs with social token utility. The result is a novel project with big potential benefits for Vaynerchuk fans, including annual …

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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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Social Token Projects Enlist Celebrities in Push for Adoption

Social tokens are becoming a breeding ground for adoption, with major names in music and sports all trying their hands at the web3-native fan engagement mechanism. Just this past week, social token platform Roll announced a partnership with Akon for the Grammy-nominated music producer to introduce personal tokens to his Akoin community, including in the …

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