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.


Privacy vs Convenience

7 Aug 2020 11 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Privacy is at the core of everything we do at Status and this permeates into every design decision of our Status messenger. In the previous two articles in this series, we talked about why privacy is important and how Status compares to other messeng...

KyberDAO and KNC Staking in the Status App

4 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Kyber recently released their KyberDAO governance and rewards platform, Katalyst. This is a powerful governance tool that lets anyone participate in Kyber platform decision making and earn rewards for participating. Status is proud to provide a secur...

Privacy - The Power to Selectively Reveal Oneself to the World

3 Aug 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Privacy is a fleeting occurrence in today’s world. Our communication tools require us to reveal our true public identity, our social platforms are collecting mountains of data on us every day, and in some cases, our governments are surveilling our ev...

Ethereum 2.0 - What's the Score?

3 Aug 2020 10 minute read 2 comments Status Community Updates

Before I get into the technical details behind this article – I think that there has been a huge topic of conversation that I have so far neglected to cover in any of my Ethereum technical articles. That being: Is the future of Ethereum worth thinkin...

The case for running your own validator

24 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

You only need to be online >50% of the time to be profitable The first thing to realise when running your own validator is that you can help secure the network without worrying too much about uptime. Assuming the network is generally healthy (which...

Self-Sovereignty and the Transformation of Online Security

23 Jul 2020 5 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

With the transition from a culture of customer service to self-sovereignty, our approach to security must adapt. Smartphones and the rapid adoption of mobile payments have enabled us to communicate and transact wherever we are, whenever we want. Howe...

Status Open Position - Recruiter (contract) at Status

17 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

About Status  Status is the gateway to the decentralized web. We’re building the tools and infrastructure for the advancement of a secure, private, and open web3. With the high level goals of preserving the right to privacy, mitigating the risk of ce...

Ethereum 2.0 - What is Proof of Stake?

16 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

From all that I've read online, there seems to be a fair amount of confusion involved when Ethereum community members ask about the changes scheduled for Ethereum 2.0. There are a few  'major' feature changes & functionality implementations scheduled...

Status App Notifications on Android

16 Jul 2020 5 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Notifications are a crucial part of the mobile app experience. While one can debate about their harmful effects on cognitive overload and associated dopamine triggers in this attention economy, notifications nevertheless play an intrinsic role in mes...

v1.4.1 Release – UX and Accessibility Improvements

16 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Over the past few months we have built and shipped a number of exciting releases with new features including the Keycard integration, notifications, group chat and more. Sometimes we just need to introduce a few minor improvements to make the Status...