Status Community Driven
Status Community Driven

Status Community Driven

Private, Secure Communication Status is a messenger, crypto wallet, and Web3 browser built with state of the art technology. An Open Source Project Status is completely open source and made by contributors all over the world. Developers, designers, creators, educators, hobbyists, enthusiasts, and more – everyone has free and open access to the repos, assets, and information.

Introducing Fluffy - an ultra-light client for Ethereum

27 Jun 2021 7 minute read 1 comment Status Community Updates

How can we design networks that allow for clients to show up with small amounts of data, contribute to the network, and for those contributions to be meaningful?– Piper Merriam We are delighted to announce that Nimbus will be joining the Ethereum Fou...

Re-Imagine Social at 0x Hack

24 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Join us May 14th - June 2 at 0x Hack, the borderless, open & decentralized online coding marathon, as we give talks, sit on panels, and host bounties to re-imagine and rebuild social networks that take back control from the Web2 giants. The past year...

V1.12 Release - Keycard on iOS, Crypto Onramps, and More

23 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Keycard can now be used on iOS devices for hardware enforced security to your keys and accounts! Status v1.12 also introduces a host of new features that make Status more enjoyable including some key updates to the messaging experience. Keycard iOS I...

Clubhouse is a privacy catastrophe

12 Mar 2021 5 minute read 2 comments Status Community Updates

Clubhouse is a drop-in voice chat platform that has taken the post-quarantine world by storm. Its simple yet alluring way of providing a space for casual conversations has netted the app over 10M downloads, but this success does not come without comp...

Vitalik escalates ETH 2.0 merge as miners plan a 51% attack

12 Mar 2021 1 minute read 5 comments Status Community Updates

Ethereum miners have recently begun coordinating a possible 51% attack in direct response to the EIP-1559 proposal, which burns a majority of the transaction fees rather than giving them to miners. There are a wide variety of benefits to this proposa...

V1.11 Release - Improved Keycard Support & More

18 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

The team continues to make progress in improving Status and bringing fun, sticky, private, secure communication. In a relatively small release, 1.11 allows anyone with an existing Status account to migrate their keys onto a Keycard as well as Giphy s...

What is a security audit, when you should get one, and how to prepare.

7 Feb 2021 21 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Let’s talk about “audits,” or assessments from external vendors on a specific section of code, product, functionality, technology, etc. Many use the terms interchangeably; this document will use the term assessment as it implies (in my opinion) the a...

The Nimbus dashboard challenge

27 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

We propose a radical change in design from experts designing for people to people designing for themselves.– Don Norman We are proposing to leverage the creativity within the Ethereum community to help us figure out what to display in our Grafana das...

V1.10 Release - DApp Bookmarks & Profile Images

22 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Status version 1.10 is here and it is a perfect way to kick off 2021! Another feature rich update that makes the overall messaging, browsing, and transacting experience a whole lot better. Bookmark Your Favourite DApps Status provides access to many...

We need to start thinking hard about validator privacy

5 Dec 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Status Community Updates

We're seeing a narrative emerge that would have those who run a node be held responsible for the legality or illegality of the transactions processed by that node.   A narrative that has led to a bill that, if passed, could turn Ethereum node opera...