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The Practical Applications of Blockchain Technology

17 Nov 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

Three days ago, I shared an excerpt from the introduction of my forthcoming book titled Cryptosocial: How Cryptocurrencies are Changing Social Media. Today, I want to follow that up with another excerpt. This time, we're in chapter one of the book. I...

Cryptosocial: Introduction to the Book

15 Oct 2021 2 minute read 6 comments Allen Taylor

The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book Cryptosocial: How Cryptocurrencies Are Changing Social Media. The book will release later this year from Business Expert Press. This excerpt is from the introduction.   // BEGIN // The year 2020 ro...

Join My Cryptosocial Book Launch Team

23 Aug 2021 1 minute read 7 comments Allen Taylor

On Friday, I got a message from my book publisher that they're ready to start the production and editing process for my forthcoming book on the marriage of cryptocurrencies and social media. Tentatively titled Cryptosocial: Is Social Media Ready for...

10 Cryptosocial Media Platforms Friendly Toward Businesses

1 Jul 2021 4 minute read 4 comments Allen Taylor

Social media has become a big business. All kinds of enterprises, large and small, use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to reach new customers, engage with current customers, and brand themselves in ways never before imaginable. The social medi...

How Decentralization Changes Social Media for Businesses

25 Jun 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

The benefits of decentralization for business operations have been overblown in some quarters. Decentralization itself has become such a buzzword that some people seem to want to decentralize everything on the planet, but that would impractical. Desp...

Is It Time to Join Trybe and Become Part of the Gang?

19 Apr 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

Trybe is one of the multitudes of up-and-coming cryptosocial platforms. As far as I know, it was the first cryptosocial platform built on the EOS blockchain. Users can follow other platform users, much like on Facebook and other social networks as we...

12 Reasons Publish0x Has Become My Favorite Cryptosocial Platform

9 Apr 2021 5 minute read 43 comments Allen Taylor

Publish0x (pronounced Publish) calls itself a “crypto-powered blogging platform,” which is about as honest as it gets. And I would argue that it’s one of the few blockchain-based social media platforms that actually lives up to its promise, as small...

Why Cryptoeconomies Are Different Than Real-World Economies

23 Mar 2021 6 minute read 4 comments Allen Taylor

It doesn’t take long before someone new to cryptocurrencies discovers some similarities, and a few differences, with real-world economics. In fact, at the most basic level, there is no difference at all. All currency values are directly tied to the l...

10 Reasons to Use the Hive Blockchain

13 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

I think I'm preaching to the choir on this one, but I created this meme to show users of other social media network-like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter-why they should use Hive. The same applies to other cryptosocial platforms, but I made this one...