Status (SNT)

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Status (SNT) is an open source, decentralized messaging application, crypto wallet and Web 3.0 browser built on top of a blockchain network. The platform was launched by Carl Bennetts and Jarrad Hope in 2017. SNT is a utility token that offers holders a variety of privileges.

Aiming to be a “secure communication tool that upholds human rights”, Status operates as a light client node on the Ethereum blockchain, and is something like an operating system that gives users access to all of the decentralized applications (dapps) on the Ethereum blockchain. The target market is smartphone users - any of whom can access the Ethereum dapp directory through the Status application. The latter is available on both Android and iOS.

Status also emphasizes the social nature of the platform. Instead of advertisers or money pulling the strings when it comes to what content is shared, it is the holders of SNT tokens who become the major stakeholders in the network and decide how the network is governed.

There are a few areas that development can be broadly categorized into: core development, SNT utility, research and “essentials.” The team, which itself is quite decentralized, is currently working on particular goals in each of these categories, including network incentives, token economics, the browser and the wallet. 

2019’s list of milestones include significant development on Nimbus, a client focused on scaling using the sharding technique, a dapp discovery feature and improvements to different versions of the Status application.


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...

The importance of a mobile-friendly eth2 client

9 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

On Monday, Dean Eigenmann tweeted the following: Dean Eigenmann tweet While Dean's concern is a valid one, it rests on the assumption that specialised hardware is required to run a validator. As you may or may not know, one of our goals at Nimbus is...

Keycard and the Status App: Connecting the Status Network

9 Jul 2020 2 minute read 5 comments Status Community Updates

The Status App’s latest 1.4 release integrates Keycard to provide the Status App with contactless secure cold storage for private key management and authentication. This launch boosts the Status Network as an interoperable collection of projects and...

Notifications & Privacy in the Status Messenger

7 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

We’re excited to bring notifications to the Status Messenger for Android users. This clearly valuable addition to the messenger is one of our most-requested features. As a privacy-focused Messenger, we needed to overcome technical considerations to s...

Status App Introduces Integration with Keycard – the Contactless Hardware Wallet

26 Jun 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

People can now tap Keycard against their phones to authorize app transactions, login, and store cryptocurrency with the Status Mobile App. Zug, Switzerland – June 23, 2020 –  The Status Network, a blockchain infrastructure builder that builds tools f...

V1.4 Release – Keycard Integration and Notifications for Android

25 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

In version 1.4, Status introduces two highly anticipated features to make your Status experience more convenient and secure – an integration with Keycard and notifications (both features available on Android only for now). Keycard - the secure, conta...

How to Connect Your Keycard to Your Status Account

25 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

Follow these simple steps to connect your Keycard to your Status account for hardware enforced security.   The Keycard hardware wallet provides an additional layer of security to Status with 2 primary features: Cold Storage and hardware enforced aut...

Full List of Status (SNT) Use Cases

20 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments M0davar

SNT or Status Network Token is the native crypto token of Status Network. Status Network has evolved to something bigger recently. Apart from being the secure mobile messaging app, Status has also built its own crypto wallet app for ERC-20 tokens, We...

Usernames in the Status Messenger

27 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

There are three types of usernames available in the Status Messenger: 1) a default name that is randomly generated and given at account setup, 2) A bridged username, and 3) custom usernames that each user can get by staking SNT in the app. Status spe...

Status (SNT) Price Prediction 2020 - $0.1 Possible?

26 May 2020 9 minute read 5 comments CryptoChartWizard91

Hello Traders! Today I would like to cover a fascinating mobile-based blockchain project that is designed to open up the gateway to Web3.0 and provide a secure and private way of sending messages to each other. Furthermore, this project has already e...