What Visibility means on Crypto Social media: Fruitful efforts from Uptrennd and Hive

By Ayobami Abiola June 30, 2020 Off
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Every human’s fingerprint or action online creates content and crypto social media is incentivizing them to do so. Blockchain social media is decentralizing personal data, ensuring private data is kept private and out of tyrants who wish to sell them to companies without the owner’s knowledge. Data security will essentially return personal data control back into the hands of the people. 

Crypto Social Media

Blockchains have been built for this purpose but the questions of inequality, visibility by stake become a striking challenge that crushed many. These are challenges that don’t occur on normal centralized social media, even those with defects of data leakages. Users with a huge number of coins attract attention from many users even if they are not bringing any value to the platform. Fights and controversies take much time and engagements on platforms like this especially when it is between people with huge stakes. To mitigate this disease, crypto social media platforms have come up with different ways to put the focus back to value.

Hive

Hive has communities with curators who support each community to give visibility and recognition to content creators who add value to the communities. The blockchain is working every day to make sure it gives all content creators an equal right to visibility since it was created by the community in the first place. 

Uptrennd

Uptrennd, on its platform, is driving engagements by giving all creators visibility opportunities through comments from readers. It rewards readers with 1UP tokens when they make meaningful contributions to works via comment. The platform can be seen as the best crypto social media platform where comments are utilized effectively. New creators are given great support and visibility which encourages them to do more. 

This must be the reason why it ranked 20,000+ according to Alexa ranking in recent times above many other crypto social media and soon to be the highest. Uptrennd gives value to equality by making sure that all members’ voting weights are not too far from each other- having a high stake doesn’t make much difference when you upvote content. This gives every member an equal opportunity to be seen and appreciated. It makes all members work to get the visibility they deserve. This principle solves the earlier stated problem by ‘big’ crypto social media. Though it runs a centralized server currently, it promises to move over to the blockchain very soon:

“Our servers are centralized atm however we are actively working towards moving on-chain as soon as we can, we are self-funded with no ICO or raise so as soon as it is realistic we will make it happen as that has always been the number 1 goal for us.” @Uptrennd

What Social media Should be

Social media is not just supposed to be a place where users feel free, secure, and private about matters that pertain to them, it should also be a place for them to be seen and appreciated for their hard work without favoritism. Blockchain technology and crypto social media like Hive and Uptrennd are driving these values thus laying a foundation for larger adoption of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. 

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