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Steem is a social blockchain platform that focuses on decentralized applications, an example of which is the popular Steemit publishing platform. Launched in 2016 by EOS founder Dan Larimer and Ned Scott, STEEM is one of the earliest examples of a social and content-focused platform that employs cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. 

Steem’s mission is to empower communities by giving them smart tokens to incentivize users to help grow communities and foster participation.

Steem’s most prominent application, Steemit, is a publishing platform where content creators are rewarded with the cryptocurrency token STEEM for the quality they produce. There is also a stablecoin available on the network called Steem Dollars (SBD). Both tokens can be traded on an internal decentralized exchange. Transaction fees are replaced by the inflation rate of the token.

Several other decentralized applications have already been created on Steem. Other dapps include Steem Engine, a platform for issuing and trading Steem-based tokens; DTube, a decentralized platform for uploading and sharing video material; SteemPress, a WordPress plugin connecting WordPress and Steem; and more.

The Steem team is currently focusing on developing Smart Media Tokens, which will “will allow anyone to create their own token...and use those tokens to fundraise, monetize content, and grow their own social communities.” This is intended to help communities in the content creation space to launch their own tokens to support themselves and establish mutually beneficial mini-ecosystems.


The Whale Intelligence #9

13 Jul 2019 1 minute read liquid-mike $0.17 tipped

New Token For Entrepreneurs Launches From Steem-Engine! Steemit user Crystalhuman launches a new token for entrepreneurs on steem-engine and lauched several "quests" "super quests" and "side quests" to earn "INT tokens." This token and greater proje...

Following Through Because I Would Hate To Make Myself A Liar - Daily D00k13

12 Dec 2019 1 minute read d00k13 $0.17 tipped

  What up my Peeps, welcome to the Daily @D00k13 for 12/05/2019 - 12/10/2019✌ Here we are again with an update of my daily activities. It has been good week though not being straight forward as I would like ending with me spending an entire day...

"My 2019": Achievements and Failures - "The Good and the Bad"

15 Dec 2019 6 minute read nachomolina $0.17 tipped

    src   My 2019: "The Good and the Bad"   The journey through the life of @nachomolina begins. Surviving 2019, from somewhere in Latin America. Destined to live day to day, as if it were the last. You have to start from scratch, when you li...

The Steem Life: The Lonely Road

3 Oct 2019 2 minute read belemo $0.17 tipped

The Steem Life is a series that discusses my journey so far and hopefully motivate others. Previous Episodes:- Welcome to The Steem Life- It Starts with an Introduction  A moment to Reflect Looking back at it, I probably should have done certain thin...

Make your cryptocurrency work for you.

2 Sep 2019 4 minute read niallon11 $0.16 tipped

  A lot of people that I know have crypto holdings. They hold it because they think it will rise in value at some stage.   And maybe it will.   However, a lot of the altcoins will die away and have died away over this extended bear run. Most were ov...

Bullish on STEEM!

29 Jul 2019 2 minute read LeftAntiPC $0.16 tipped

Even though I've been on Steemit for a year and a half, I had never bought any STEEM - but that changed this week. Although I preferred to try to earn my way to STEEM success through post payouts, I realized that with STEEM as cheap as 23 cents,...

Introductory Basics on Steem Blockchain / Steemit / Steem-Engine - Steempeak

29 Oct 2019 3 minute read Juan Molina $0.16 tipped

The adoption of the Cryptocurrency as a decentralized economic system charges spaces every day. Thousands of users from all over the world join the exchange of values within the blockchain, with social media platforms being the most prominent link...

My own experience with Steem-engine | Steem | Wallet | SMT | Original Content | "RECOMMENDED READING" |

4 days ago 5 minute read nachomolina $0.16 tipped

src   "By enjoying the services offered by Steem-engine I have had great satisfaction. But, the operation of this prestigious platform is something worth knowing, that is why I decided to delve a little more into the concept and philosophy of the c...

Steemit: The Bull and the Basics

14 Jul 2019 2 minute read DogGodFrogLog $0.16 tipped

It was a very exciting December when I first made my Steemit account. Prices were at all-time high, people were in profit, and it felt like heaven was rolling down a red carpet for the world. Writing and blogging evergreen articles has always been a...

Discussing Steemit With Managing Director Elizabeth Powell

21 Jun 2019 1 minute read Scottcbusiness.eth $0.16 tipped

In this video, I sit down with Elizabeth Powell who is the Managing Director at Steemit to discuss what they have been working on and where they are headed next. It's a bit choppy in the first minute, but it's fine after that. The questions we cover...