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ConsenSys Initiative Empowers Students to Use Blockchain for Social Good

ConsenSys Social Impact — a program designed to build blockchain-based solutions for global humanitarian issues — is partnering with MakerDAO and optiMize to launch a new Blockchain for Social Impact Incubator at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. It is the first university-sponsored program of its kind. Students taking part in the course will receive mentorship and guidance from ...

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A Deep Dive into BLABBER’s Tokenized and Location-Based Social Platform

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Paxful CEO Ray Youssef Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Used for Social Good

Can bitcoin be used for social good? If anyone thinks so, it’s Ray Youssef, the CEO of peer-to-peer bitcoin platform Paxful. A successful entrepreneur in the crypto and blockchain space, Youssef comes from humble beginnings and understands the importance of maintaining control over one’s finances. Marred by memories of homelessness and extreme monetary strain, Youssef’s journey to build Paxful was ...

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Security Supervision Mechanism for Social Security Data Socialization Research Seminar Hosted by THEKEY in Beijing

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Japanese Social Media Company LINE Launches Cryptocurrency

Japanese social media company LINE is doubling down on its bet that cryptocurrency has a bright future. The publicly-traded LINE announced on Friday that it has launched its own cryptocurrency, named “LINK,” complete with an independent blockchain designed to serve as a platform for decentralized applications (dApps). A LINE representative told CCN that the blockchain is based on a Delegated ...

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Top 6 Social Networks Using Blockchain Technology

Many blockchain use cases exist today, although exploring them all will be a major challenge. In the case of disrupting social media, various projects claim the blockchain will help disrupt these centralized ecosystems once and for all. The following companies, listed alphabetically, are using distributed ledgers for that very purpose. 6. Indorse Very few people are seemingly aware of the Indorse ...

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Is Social Trading the Next Big Thing?

The penetration and adoption of the internet have made it the go-to tool for all social interactions, with people both known and unknown. Social media, a relatively new umbrella term has become common talk ever since Facebook, Twitter and other “social media” platforms came into existence. These platforms have empowered people in more ways than one can imagine. To give ...

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China’s Social Media Giant WeChat Blocks a Number of Crypto Media Accounts, Sources Say

WeChat, the 1 billion-user Chinese social media platform developed by Tencent, has reportedly blocked a number of crypto and blockchain related accounts, local financial news outlet Lanjinger reported August 21. Lanjinger quotes a WeChat official as saying that some public accounts were suspected of publishing Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and crypto trading “hype” in violation of the service’s  “Interim Provisions ...

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Social Cryptocurrency Kin Selects 40 Apps for $5 Million Developer Incubator

The Kin Ecosystem Foundation, creator of the cryptocurrency backed by social media company Kik Interactive, has selected consumer 40 apps to participate in the inaugural edition of its development incubator. Announced on Wednesday, the program, which will fund 40 out of the more than 200 projects who submitted applications, will primarily feature new apps, though it also attracted more than ...

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