BANANO Monthly Update #26 (June 2020)

By banano | Banano | 1 Jun 2020

BANANO has started its third year already quite strong so far despite lots of craziness everywhere. Now it’s June already, meaning it’s time for another freshly pressed Monthly Update from the BANANO ecosystem! The idea of those monthly updates is to keep our community informed, provide a good starting point for new people looking at the project, and to be transparent about BANANO’s ongoing distribution activities and community growth. 

This BANANO Monthly Update June 2020 summarizes all important happenings in the BANANO ecosphere in May 2020, which already was the 26th month since the BANANO main-net launch.


Privacy Layer: CAMO BANANO Light Wallet Released! 

BANANO doesn’t only offer near instant and feeless transactions, but also is developing CAMO BANANO as privacy layer! After releasing CAMO BANANO Phase 1 before (announcement), we now released the CAMO BANANO Light Wallet — making private potassium-rich transactions much easier!
Full Announcement | ‘BANANO Bites’ Episode 7: Camo BANANO


BANANO Celebrating 10 Million Blocks!

Bitcoin had its halving — and just on halving day BANANO had a YUGE party celebrating 10 Million Blocks! 
All Details here


The Weekly Peel — BANANO Community Updates!

The Daily Peel, a new BANANO community news website created by the BANANO community, was launched just a few weeks ago. Meanwhile, there have been lots of news indeed on a daily base, and you now also can catch up regularly with BANANO Community News through the dedicated ‘Weekly Peel’ article series!
The Daily Peel Direct Link
Weekly Peel #1 | Weekly Peel #2 | Weekly Peel #3 | Weekly Peel #4 | Weekly Peel #5 | Weekly Peel #6 | Weekly Peel #7


Kalium v2.1.3 Released!

Kalium — BANANO’s popular mobile wallet and the father of Natrium, its forked Nano equivalent — got another update and now is even better and faster!
Full Announcement


BANANOjs Update and Camo Nano Sneak Peek!

BANANOjs is a JavaScript utility library for BANANO — and now also Nano!
Read the full announcement here


BananoMarkets have Reopened!

We have reopened BananoMarket, THE place where you can trade BANANO for goods and services!
Read all details here


BananoJobs Relaunched!

Relaunched just two days ago: BananoJobs — THE place where everyone can create or complete bounties or microtasks. Earn BANANO for completing small jobs (called BananoJobs), or Pay BANANO to others to get things done. 
Full Announcement | Official BananoJob #1: BANANO Airdrop at Uptrennd


Next Gen Needs Crypto — A Very Special BANANO Story

If you have missed this very special Crypto story about an elementary school teacher using BANANO for education and to teach decision making, you have to check it out now!
Here’s the Story 😮


Even more BANANO News from May 2020

Black Monkey Faucetgame Round 39 Announcement
Black Monkey Faucetgame Round 38 Announcement
Black Monkey Faucetgame Round 37 Announcement
BANANO Writers Contest Winner Announcement
BANANO Featured in ‘The Bitcoin and Crypto Podcast’
BANANO BANGO — Free and Fun to Play
BANANO is nominated at the Blockchain Awards as ‘Best Community’

All-time BANANO News list at

What the Fork is BANANO?

For those of you who don’t know BANANO yet: BANANO is a cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin or Ethereum, just a much newer generation). BANANO was forked from the cryptocurrency Nano in April 2018 and thus is powered by DAG technology — here to distrupt the meme economy. Yes, BANANO has memes! And also feeless and near-instant transactions, a highly active community, and active technical development! The BANANO community doesn’t take themselves too seriously, but we’re here for the long run and we enjoy what we do.

On top of this, BANANO is super easy to use. Just try our slick mobile wallet called Kalium and get your first free $BANANO from one of our faucets within minutes! Also, BANANO has a free ongoing distribution through innovative faucet games. You can find more details on our official website:, and you’ll find help getting started at

BANANO is already traded on several exchanges. You’ll find current information collated at Coingecko (and Coinmarketcap) and an overview about all current exchanges here.


Updated data from May 1st, 2020:
Circulating Supply: 1,054,485,755
Burned Total: 504,319,645
Total Supply: 2,898,504,023
You can always check current supply and burn details through our supply API.

BANANO Faucet and Distribution Overview

Aside lots of events and intermittent faucet runs as listed above, we still have several faucets running permanently since quite a while, quick overview here:

An instant & self-sustaining faucet, combined with messaging

Earn BANANO by contributing CPU/GPU power to medical research via Folding@Home

BANANO Powerplant
Browser-based altcoin mining that pays rewards in BANANO

Banano BoomPow
Provide proof-of-work for Nano and Banano services, get BANANO reward

Complete bounties or microtasks called ‘BananoJobs’ — get paid in BANANO

BANANO’s highly popular faucet game ‘Black Monkey’ is currently running few times a month in focused 24 hour events, keep your eyes open for announcements!

New faucets and modifications will follow over time, and adjustments might always be made to ensure that BANANO’s free distribution stays fair, and also doesn’t make our community members too dependent on BANANO earnings.

Within May 2020, we’ve freely distributed a total of ~21 Million BANANO (April 2020: 35 Million; March 2020: 35 Million; February 2020: 26 Million). Just to name the major events, this has happened through faucet payouts (Black Monkey, Bananominer, Powerplant, Monkeytalks, BoomPow), tipping allowances and celery (rewards) to all core team members, major contributors and moderators.

BANANO Tipbots as we use them at Discord, Reddit, Telegram and Twitter are instrumental for showing newly joining members how easy-to-use and fast BANANO truly is, and to actually have everyone use BANANO for what it’s made for — tipping others!

Example Twitter/Telegram Tipbot: In total, since the Tipbot was started in Mid April 2019 until May 1, 2020, more than 37 Million BANANO were tipped in more than 294,000 transactions, only at Twitter and Telegram!

BANANO Social Media Recap

Community activity on all platforms is key for BANANO growth and ripening in context of free and fair distribution! To keep track of this, here’s the monthly overview about our main social media/news channels with follower counts as of June 1st, 2020 compared to counts from January 2020:

Main social media accounts:
Discord: 11995 (Jan 2020: 9444)
Twitter: 12712 (Jan 2020: 6634)
Reddit: 4552 (Jan 2020: 3632)
Telegram (main group): 6913 (Jan 2020: 6499)
Telegram (news channel): 2995 (Jan 2020: 2009)
Facebook: 2260 (Jan 2020: 2092)
Instagram: 1640 (Jan 2020: 1396)
Youtube: 602 (Jan 2020: 433)
LBRY: 1005 (Jan 2020: 145)

Publish0x: 2359 (Jan 2020: 672)
Uptrennd: 4437 (Jan 2020: 1451)
Medium: 467 (Jan 2020: 409)

Tracking websites:
Blockfolio: 1321 (Jan 2020: 1106)
Coingecko: 685 (Jan 2020: 492)

Even more:
Steemit: 36 (Jan 2020: 25)
Hive: 36 (Jan 2020: 25)
QQ: 527 (Jan 2020: 641)
new QQ1144 (Jan 2020: 294)
Wechat: 296 (Jan 2020: 316)
new Wechat (QR): 213 (Jan 2020: 241)
Weibo (QR): 83 (Jan 2020: 92)
Minds: 43 (Jan 2020: 37)

BananoJobs: 1070 (Jan 2020: 845)
BananoMarket 161 (new)
Banano Royale: 1729 (Jan 2020: 1721)

BANANO Telegram Recap

Telegram is easy to use and overall pretty popular, and thus the perfect place to easily help new community members getting started with BANANO, in their language. That’s why we are working on having channels in all major languages, and our Telegram Tipbot enables us to send all new members some BANANO right away through a near-instant, feeless on-chain transaction, seeing is believing!

You’ll find a Telegram Tipbot How-To and all group links always here:

Here are current follower counts of all official BANANO Telegram Groups for June 1st, 2020 compared to counts from January 2020. Of note, we regularly clean up some groups and remove inactive users or deleted accounts, which is the main reason for lower numbers in some cases.

Telegram news channel | English

Spanish: 2333 (Jan 2020: 2654)
Vietnamese: 517 (Jan 2020: 559)
Turkish: 440 (Jan 2020: 528)
Portuguese: 373 (Jan 2020: 419)
Indonesian: 841 (Jan 2020: 681)
Russian: 320 (Jan 2020: 244)
Filipino: 192 (Jan 2020: 180)
Italian: 372 (Jan 2020: 279)
Romanian: 118 (Jan 2020: 153)
Chinese: 179 (Jan 2020: 171)
Polish: 191 (Jan 2020: 175)
India: 171 (Jan 2020: 75)
French: 86 (Jan 2020: 65)
German: 82 (Jan 2020: 76)
Greek: 129 (Jan 2020: 96)
Croatian: 827 (Jan 2020: 141)
Korean: 49 (Jan 2020: 36)
Japanese: 40 (Jan 2020: 31)
Arabic: 337 (Jan 2020: 29)
Dutch: 93 (Jan 2020: 34)
Hungarian: 136 (Jan 2020: 91)
Latvian: 35 (Jan 2020: 16)
Hebrew: 23 (Jan 2020: 18)
Persian: 34 (Jan 2020: 16)
Bangla: 271 (Jan 2020: 0)

Other official groups:
BANANO Game Room

If you want to use the BANANO TipBot in your Telegram group, just add it to the group, make it admin, and start using it (how-to).

Generally, make sure you join suitable groups, help others, and spread the word about BANANO!
Any group missing? Interested in helping out as moderator? Send a message to @bantano#1919 at our Discord or comment below!

BANANO Facebook Recap

BANANO also has local groups at Facebook, here’s an overview of our current groups:

Facebook page

English: 891 (Jan 2020: 748)
Spanish: 2834 (Jan 2020: 2754)
Vietnamese: 527 (Jan 2020: 525)
Portuguese: 88 (Jan 2020: 88)
Indonesian: 46 (Jan 2020: 43)
German: 14 (Jan 2020: 15)

BANANO Outlook

As you can see, the core team and all the BANANO community supporters are constantly working on different new projects adding up to the BANANO ecosphere. We’ll continue developing new things and improving all the stuff we already have up and running. There always will be new events, giveaways and other happenings such as innovative airdrops, new faucets and faucetgames, and maybe even Banano Runner (or a similar faucet game) will have a comeback some day. We’re still working on different things, e.g. getting Camo BANANO, BANANO’s privacy layer, to the next level, and we are aiming to get new faucet games up and running all the time. In any case we can assure you we’re working hard on updates and also on bigger exchange listings, and will get everything done one after each other and continue developing the BANANO ecosphere. We’re all here for the long-term in shaping this unique crypto experiment called BANANO ❤

Stay tuned, and whenever you have an idea and/or ability to contribute to the BANANO ecosphere whatsoever feel free to contact us!

How can YOU help?

BANANO is merely what its community makes out of it ❤

If you want to help spreading the word and increasing our community, join our channels and suitable groups, follow our accounts, like and share/retweet our posts, and help others getting started!

At this occasion: A huge hug and thank you to all our supporters, contributors, moderators, giveaway creators, BANANO tippers, and meme creators at all the different $BANANO social media channels for doing a really really awesome job ❤ Keep it up!

Any group/language missing? Interested in helping out as moderator at Telegram or Facebook? Any idea to develop or contribute to the BANANO ecosphere otherwise? Contact @bantano#1919 at our Discord, or leave a comment below for questions or suggestions.

Previous BANANO Monthly Updates:

May 2020 | April 2020 | March 2020 | February 2020 | January 2020 | December 2019 | November 2019 | October 2019 | September 2019 | August 2019 | July 2019 | June 2019 | May 2019 | April 2019 | March 2019 | February 2019 | January 2019

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