PwC Venezuela Twitter account hacked, attacker shills fake XRP giveaway
An attacker gained access to PwC Venezuela’s Twitter account and has been actively posting cryptocurrency phishing links for the last 8 hours at the time of the writing.
Elon Musk Secures $7 Bn In Funding From Sequoia, Binance, And Other Investors To Back Twitter Bid
A group of investors, including Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Binance and Fidelity 89 has invested over $7 billion to back Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover of Twitter.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Predicts How Crypto Can Change Twitter Following Elon Musk Takeover
Coinbase chief executive Brian Armstrong says decentralized social media (DeSo) is on its way up, possibly beginning with Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover.
US watchdog says it cannot block Musk’s Twitter purchase
Open Market Institute says Musk’s Twitter purchase is “a threat to “American democracy and free speech.”
Why A Twitter Edit Button Could Be Disastrous For Crypto Users
Twitter and crypto have gone hand in hand for the longest time, which is why the talk of an edit button has direct implications on the crypto community using the social media platform. The talk of adding an edit button had been one that has been going on for a long time and while Twitter has acknowledged it, this is the first time that there has been any definitive announcement about the inclusion of an edit button on the site.
Is Elon Musk planning to launch a free speech social media platform?
Musk considers launching his own free speech platform, but further consideration of the matter reveals (true) free speech isn't all it's cracked up to be.
The Top 5 Metaverses to Look Out for in 2022
Last year, Facebook rebranded to Meta and announced that they are ‘developing exciting new technologies to help people connect and explore in the metaverse.’ Ever since metaverses have been making mainstream headlines. If you’ve been watching from the sidelines, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you’re late to the party, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Facebook sued in Australia for fake crypto ads
Facebook says these crypto ads violate its policies and its working to curb their spread.
Zuckerberg: NFTs Coming To Instagram “In The Near Term”
Instagram has NFTs on the way. At a speaker series seminar at Austin, TX multimedia and culture conference SXSW, Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg was questioned about NFTs; while the long-time face of the company was reluctant to give up too many details, Zuckerberg did allude to incoming NFT support features on Instagram in the short-term.
Meta unveils Metaverse AI supercomputer, claims it will be world’s fastest
The social media giant said that the “AI Research SuperCluster” supercomputer is already operational, and it expects it will be fully completed around the middle of the year.
Facebook’s centralized metaverse a threat to the decentralized ecosystem?
Facebook’s metaverse plans have caused discomfort in the crypto community, but there’s every reason to believe in a decentralized future for metaverses.
Social Network Taringa! Launches Stablecoin Rewards for 27 Million Users
Latin American social networking giant Taringa! has partnered with MakerDAO and e-wallet provider Airtm to launch a stablecoin-powered points system for its 27 million strong user base.
Block.one Launches Social Media App as Facebook Preps Own Coin
Block.one, the startup that claims to have raised a record $4.2 billion in an Initial Coin Offering last year, launched a new social-media application Saturday.
Five cryptocurrencies that have won the most new followers in 2018
As we move into 2019 I wanted to share with you a little summary of the Top 5 cryptocurrencies with the fastest growth during the latest year.
Free Speech Social Network Gab Starts Accepting BTC
Gab, a social network dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, has announced that its store now accepts BTC directly after banks and payment processors denied the platform service. “Literally no one can no-platform our new crypto shop,” Gab announced. The platform integrated Btcpay Server after it was refused service by Coinbase and Bitpay.
Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Decentralized Social Network
Overstock’s venture capital subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in decentralized social network Minds, Inc. (Minds.com), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Oct. 22.