Twitter user @crypt0fungus changed their online persona to that of a woman and their engagement rose by 91%. One day fungus was tweeting about annoyances with the new Star Wars movie, and the next, he was catfishing Twitter as a female named Crypto Kimberly. OMG guys! I haven't tweeted in like soooo long! What kind
Today, an old tweet appeared on my timeline from John McAfee, the founder of McAfee security software. Apparently, he had predicted that Bitcoin would be worth $500 thousand by the end of 2020, but recorrected his math due to the parabolic bull run of 2017 because it had outpaced his initial expectations. What he promised
DLive, a ‘decentralized’ streaming service originally ran on the SteemIt network, then Lino and now it will be adopted by Tron. BitTorrent, operated by Justin Sun, announced yesterday that DLive will be migrating onto the Tron blockchain. “DLive is one of the best real-world examples of what is possible when you combine blockchain and digital
As 2019 ends, the stock market is pushing towards all-time highs on a weekly basis. Even though both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average pushing outside of the Bollinger Band indicators, its creator says that people shouldn’t be getting out of the market. John Bollinger, creator of the Bollinger Bands answered a question
Ethereum Foundation members are calling for participants to upgrade nodes as the Muir Glacier hard fork looms. This update was particularly controversial, releasing on what some consider to be a “global holiday,” the first day of the new year. Muir Glacier only contains one EIP which postpones the ‘Difficulty Bomb’ which slows down potential hash
Cash App posted a job listing on LinkedIn, first noticed by The Block, which implies that they need help adding limit orders, recurring purchases and gifting features to their Bitcoin platform. Listed in the job description, they are looking for a Product Manager for crypto investing. “(responsibilities) could include tried and true growth tactics, new
According to Twitter users, Coinbase is alerting people through their Wallet app that they might be roving DApp browser functionality from iOS devices. Apparently, their DApp services are against the iOS App Store’s terms of service. Coinbase recommends that users use the desktop Coinbase Wallet in order to continue using the services. The news that
Today, Udi Wertheimer pointed out that the Founder of Etherum, Vitalik Buterin sent 90,000 Eth to his ENS address which is not anonymous and public for the world to see. Granted, Wertheimer is a “Bitcoiner” who is often critical of Ethereum, he makes an objectively good point. “If he can make this mistake, anyone can.
Shortly before Christmas, a video went viral of Mark Cuban comparing Bitcoin to bananas and saying that is is too complicated for 99.99 percent of people. The video came from a Wired interview in September after a fan asked him, “why the hate for crypto?” There is even less you can do with it #bitcoin
This week, an e-mail from James Hancock, Hard Fork Coordinator at the Ethereum Foundation was leaked on Twitter and haters had a heyday. Criticism comes from the idea that decentralized networks shouldn’t operate like a corporation that has established roles. Hancock said that he had never had an e-mail leaked before and he doesn’t know
Soona Amhaz, Cofounder at Token Daily Capital tweeted a video last night of a “mainstream” Arabic news outlet talking about using Bitcoin as a way to get around capital control after protests in Lebanon. This week, thousands were protesting against the new Prime Minister who is backed by a militant group and its allies. My mom
In the span of a day, YouTube flagged content from crypto channels like Chico Crypto, Chris Dunn and Boxmining and some were even temporarily banned. The YouTube strike system is automated by their own algorithms and allots three strikes before a channel is taken down, so even getting one can feel very threatening to channels.