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DeSo is Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey’s Answer for Decentralized Social Blockchain

Los Angeles, CA, 3rd October, 2022, Chainwire Takeaways: Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk’s Messages…

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Los Angeles, CA, 3rd October, 2022, Chainwire

Takeaways:

  • Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk’s Messages call for a decentralized social media blockchain: DeSo could be the answer.
  • Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder of FTX crypto exchange, also had a conversation about buying Twitter or creating a blockchain-based social network
  • The DeSo Foundation just released its roadmap to decentralize social media

The DeSo Foundation announces the release of their ambitious roadmap to decentralize social media and build The Social Layer of Web3.

Milestones on the roadmap will be executed over the next 2 quarters to solve the major problem with social media today.

“Most people don’t realize that social media is more centralized than the financial system was when Bitcoin was invented. Only a handful of companies currently control what we see and do online. We can solve this problem by decentralizing social media and storing all content on a blockchain.” said Nader Al-Naji, the founder of DeSo.

The roadmap release comes as new messages emerge between Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, showing his idea for a blockchain-based social media protocol that does payments and short text messages.

The two billionaire entrepreneurs discussed how Twitter would be better off as an open-source protocol funded by a foundation instead of a company. Dorsey expressed regret over making Twitter a company calling it an “original sin.”

The foundation’s role in an open-source blockchain-based social network would be to finance and advance its development.Elon Musk called it a “super interesting idea” and offered to help. However, once Dorsey failed in his attempt to get Musk on the Twitter board, he eventually left the company.

Additionally, there was a conversation between Elon Musk and Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of FTX, about making a blockchain Twitter or buying Twitter outright.

However, this may not be necessary considering the DeSo foundations roadmap and the apps emerging from its ecosystem.

DeSo released the first milestone on their roadmap with their MetaMask integration, which went live last week. It allows millions of Ethereum users to log in to DeSo with one click. They also plan to add more cross-chain communication bridges between ecosystems, including Solanas Phantom wallet. Other potential integrations include Cardano and NEAR.

A move from Proof-of-Work to “Infinite Proof-of-Stake” is also in the works. Like Ethereum’s switch to Proof-of-Stake, DeSo Proof-of-Stake will reduce consumption and become more energy efficient.

A hackathon at a major Ivy League Institution where students can compete to build the next great decentralized social network is also in the works.

The above is expected to be completed by Q4, along with a critical COO hire to help scale business and marketing operations.

Many experts expect decentralized social media to be the next huge market opportunity, which top crypto research firms have assessed. DeSo ranked first in Messari’s seven other crypto trends analysis due to the overall addressable market.

In the next decade, social media is predicted to attract 6 billion users and be worth trillions. A blockchain-based social network would highly appeal to the 50 million creators in today’s economy who are always looking for new platforms; the creator economy is currently valued at $100 billion.

DeSo has several social media apps emerging from its ecosystem that appeal directly to the creator economy, including a blockchain-based Twitter app where people can monetize with diamonds.

About Deso Foundation

DeSo is a new layer-1 blockchain built from the ground up to decentralize social media and scale storage-heavy applications to billions of users. They raised $200 million and are backed by Sequoia, Andreessen Horowitz, Coinbase Ventures, Social Capital, Polychain Capital, Winkelvoss Capital, Pantera, and others.

$DESO, the native currency of the DeSo blockchain, is listed on Coinbase.

Check out the full roadmap and claim your username on deso.com.

Contact

Ash, DeSo Foundation, [email protected]

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Binance re-enters the Japanese market with purchase of SEBC exchange

Crypto exchange Binance has reentered the Japanese market after acquiring a 100% stake in Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Japan. KEY TAKEAWAYS SEBC is a Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) regulated entity. By acquiring SEBC, Binance aims to offer Japanese-regulated services through the exchange. At the time of the Binance acquisition, […]

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Crypto exchange Binance has reentered the Japanese market after acquiring a 100% stake in Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Japan.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • SEBC is a Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) regulated entity.
  • By acquiring SEBC, Binance aims to offer Japanese-regulated services through the exchange.
  • At the time of the Binance acquisition, the Tokyo-based exchange supported 11 trading pairs; mainly cryptocurrency-Japanese Yuan pairs.

Despite the tense situation in the crypto market following the collapse of FTX which seems to be taking other crypto entities like BlockFi down with it, Binance seems to be spreading its wing further and further. The SEBC acquisition comes weeks after Binance pulled out of its planned FTX rescue plan citing issues with FTX’s financial book.

Expanding into Japan

In the past few years, Binance has been expanding its business across various countries as it stamps its authority within the crypto space. So far, the crypto exchange has secured regulatory approvals in France, Italy, Spain, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, New Zealand, Kazakhstan, Poland, Lithuania, and Cyprus.

The acquisition of Sakura Exchange BitCoin marks the exchange’s first entry into East Asia. Most importantly, SEBC is already a regulated entity which means Binance will be able to offer regulated services in Japan, which is a major economy in East Asia.

In a press release announcing the acquisition of the Japanese exchange, the general manager of Binance Japan, Takeshi Chino, said:

“The Japanese market will play a key role in the future of cryptocurrency adoption. As one of the world’s leading economies with a highly-developed tech ecosystem, it’s already poised for strong blockchain uptake. We will actively work with regulators to develop our combined exchange in a compliant way for local users. We are eager to help Japan take a leading role in crypto.” 

At the time of the acquisition, SEBC offered customer consultation services and crypto brokerage services supporting 11 crypto-Japanese Yuan trading pairs. The trading pairs include BTC/JPY, ETH/JPY, BCH/JPY, XRP/JPY, LTC/JPY, ETC/JPY, XEM/JPY, MONA/JPY, ADA/JPY, XYM/JPY, and COT/JPY.

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