Peer-to-peer networked forms of social organization have always been there from the earliest days, however, previously they have remained the domain of the local and the personal as they do not scale well without supporting communications technology.
A Dapp is an application that runs on a network in a distributed fashion with participant information securely protected and operations executed in a decentralized fashion across a network of nodes. Dapps use open source code, operate autonomously with data … Read the rest
The problem of “whales,” or outsized influencers on blockchain media, such as Steemit, is well known. Few people with lots of social clout can disproportionately support or demote other perspectives. Such is antithetic to the ideals of decentralization but has … Read the rest
In terms of time on blockchain as a social media entity, Steemit is the granddaddy and Trybe is a grandchild. Steemit launched in March of 2016 out of NY and Trybe is brand-new in 2018, out of Australia.