Steem (STEEM)

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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 Steem Life: The Lonely Road

3 Oct 2019 2 minute read belemo $0.14 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 $0.14 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...

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

29 Oct 2019 3 minute read Juan Molina $0.14 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 first post here - Skeleton Asassin

10 Jun 2019 1 minute read RorShah $0.13 tipped

Hello to all! I am a hobby artist. I am very glad to be here and share with my art to the community. Also, I like to spend my free time playing splinterlands game. The drawing, showing in this post is my fan art of one game character. It is the Skel...

Steemit vs Publish - the beauty, the ugly and the CURSE

25 Jun 2019 3 minute read Emad $0.13 tipped

I blog on steemit for 2 years, a 72.6 reputation over there and I used to love that platform. let's move back, I have been blogging since 2004 on blogspot and I have created content online even before that, 1998 when we had BBS (Bulliten Board System...

Splinterlands, STEEM Blockchain TCG!! - What's New Wednesday!

18 Jul 2019 7 minute read KharmaScribbles $0.13 tipped

What's New Wednesdays! - Introducing Splinterlands TCG on STEEMit blockchain!   Starting Out like a Punching Bag on Splinterlands.io But that Won’t Stop my new found Addiction to BoosterPacks! Introducing Splinterlands.io, a TCG battling card game...

The Whale Intelligence #7

12 Jul 2019 2 minute read liquid-mike $0.13 tipped

Help Test Hard Fork 21! Steemitblog put out a call for people to test the new Hardfork and people are ... not happy. "very lazy development ruined steem market value every one is leaving steem forever we do not care anymore about steem and lame prom...

CryptoMarket and Steem

15 Jul 2019 2 minute read gduran $0.13 tipped

Bitcoin is right now at nearly $10,800.00 and it has recovered a little from yesterday's low of $10,016.00 so I don't see any reason to be particularly worried about it, yes it might be that it won't break out these days but still nearly $11,000.00 i...

At Last Steem Goes Up Measurably

25 Aug 2019 1 minute read gduran $0.13 tipped

While Bitcoin seems to be stagnating between $10,200.00 and $10,500.00 most alt coins saw a surge in their prices yesterday incluindg, at last, Steem which saw it's price go to close to $0.20 right now it stands at nearly $0.19. Of course this is gre...

The Whale Intelligence #11

15 Jul 2019 2 minute read liquid-mike $0.13 tipped

GREEN HIGH SPEED CRYPTO MINING Batmine is a "low cost, mostly green energy" crypto mining service. They use secure locations with quality hash power and switch between currencies to maximize mining yields. Mining sites will be built in the Czech Rep...