Occupy the Internet

Are Censorship Free Platforms Doomed to Become Den of Trolls? Gab’s Case Are Censorship Free Platforms Doomed to Become Den of Trolls? Gab’s Case

Free speech and censorship are household topics for every crypto nerd worth his or her salt. It is time that we touched upon this topic in earnest and dived into the inevitable controversy that stems from these conversations.

Is First Decentralized Social Network Still Relevant: Steemit Retrospective Review Is First Decentralized Social Network Still Relevant: Steemit Retrospective Review 

The Web is all about generating and consuming content. While during the web 1.0 era site owners had to hire content creators, the arrival of web 2.0 streamlined the process. Users started generating and consuming their own content and you only needed to give content creators a platform to profit off their activity. For decades […]

Searching for Search Engine and Post-Google Dream Searching for Search Engine and Post-Google Dream

Numbers strongly suggest that for the last several years people have been doing a lot of googling and really not much of binging, yahooing, and even baiduing in comparison. When it comes to certain alternative solutions like DuckDuckGo, there’s even more ground to gain. And there are reasons to want these leftfield solutions gaining ground, […]

YouTube Strikes Again: Tone Vays’ Channel Deleted and Restored Overnight YouTube Strikes Again: Tone Vays’ Channel Deleted and Restored Overnight

Yesterday, Tone Vays had his channel instantly deleted by team YouTube. Crypto media attributed this move to Google’s continued purge of crypto-related channels. Today, after an uproar on social media, Tone’s channel was restored.

Contentos’s Mick Tsai: It’s Impossible to Circumvent the Regulation Issue and It’s Not Just About China Contentos’s Mick Tsai: It’s Impossible to Circumvent the Regulation Issue and It’s Not Just About China

Content is the main product of consumption and the chief breadwinner for Web’s denizens. As user-generated content is steadily rising to the top of the food chain, the new Web will have to provide fair and lucrative platforms for millions of independent content creators to thrive in.

Facebook’s Tale: The Life and Death of Web 2.0 Social Networks Facebook’s Tale: The Life and Death of Web 2.0 Social Networks

Web 1.0, the world wide web of the 90s, was more like a vast multimedia library. The point of using Web 2.0 websites, on the other hand, slowly shifted toward user-generated content as much as interacting with it and with other creators. One could argue that while Web 1.0 offered one-way access to information, Web […]

Zoom and Gloom: Use It to Your Own Peril Zoom and Gloom: Use It to Your Own Peril

While most businesses suffer greatly during the quarantine, there are bound to be at least some that actually thrive. It makes sense that among such businesses the most prominent ones would be digital platforms that provide convenient access to work and entertainment from home.

#fExit Campaign to Raise Awareness of Blockchain-Based Social Networks #fExit Campaign to Raise Awareness of Blockchain-Based Social Networks

Sometimes cultural revolutions can be sparked by a hashtag. Time has come to introduce another hashtag we shall wield in the war for the reclamation of the Web, our digital homeland. The blockchain community launches the #fExit campaign, aimed at diversifying people’s experience in the sphere of social networks.

Occupy the Internet: Our New Section to Kickstart a Discussion on Decentralized Web Occupy the Internet: Our New Section to Kickstart a Discussion on Decentralized Web

Imagine a society where social, political or cultural discussion almost entirely happens in digital space. Imagine that the digital space where this conversation is happening is absolutely dominated and controlled by several private companies with arbitrary non-transparent policies and no accountability before the general public. Imagine that these companies can abuse their power with impunity, […]

Content Creators Talk About #ForkGoogle and Leaving Centralized Platforms Behind Eventually Content Creators Talk About #ForkGoogle and Leaving Centralized Platforms Behind Eventually

Responding to the growing concerns about the instances of crypto-content being taken down on YouTube, Google Play, and other centralized services, the crypto-community launched the #ForkGoogle initiative. The initiative is aimed to inform and educate people and companies about the need to shift from the centralized infrastructure and build decentralized alternatives to the dominant centralized […]

Steemit Community Will Launch Hive Hard Fork to Get Rid of Justin Sun Steemit Community Will Launch Hive Hard Fork to Get Rid of Justin Sun

Steemit community has been restless ever since the announced acquisition of the platform by Justin Sun. Now, they finally decided to break up with Steem. On March 20 a Steemit hard fork named Hive will launch.

Brave Browser Creators Call Google Out For GDRP Violation Brave Browser Creators Call Google Out For GDRP Violation

Google is a large and powerful company. Thanks to its diverse list of services and interactions with third-party websites, it collects a lot of data. Access to large volumes of information about users across the web gives Google considerable advantage in the market. Whether the advantage is fair and the data are treated by the […]

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