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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.


Monday Update - Radio Evolved Replay and @MusicVoter / @MusicVoter2 Stats

6 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AtomCollector

Missed yesterday's show? Watch the replay:       Crypto Giveaways We have now started rewarding people by airdropping STEEM & Bitcoin into the channels in our DIscord server corresponding to the number of ATOM tokens held.   To claim your STEE...

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6 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto-Hunter

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6 Jan 2020 1 minute read 3 comments belemo

I was having a conversation with @trumpman on one of his beautifully crafted shitposts about his favourite chess openings and it reminded me of an idea that has been brewing in my mind for all these years. How cool would it be if there was an interac...

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5 Jan 2020 5 minute read 2 comments mawit07

Many of my readers know by now that I am a big fan of Splinterlands, which was originally called Steemmonsters. What people should know is that Splinterland must  be played on the Steem blockchain.  This means they need a steem account.  The steem ec...

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5 Jan 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Ajay Sharma

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5 Jan 2020 3 minute read 3 comments niallon11

source: I was given a book to read lately that had a lot of interesting concepts in it. Some of which really relate to the work that we are doing on STEEM right now. I found some of these concepts very interesting and wanted to break down a few of t...

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5 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments belemo

Earlier today while I was sitting on the shitter, the place where most great ideas are born, the question on the title popped into my head. The question came due to the fact that I have been blogging my ass off for a couple of months to buy a new pho...

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4 Jan 2020 1 minute read 7 comments mawit07

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Splinterlands are trembling... an earthquake is coming!

4 Jan 2020 1 minute read 3 comments dexpartacus

The unexpected is always around the corner, especially during the battles between the strongest and most precious monsters on the planet! Among the most feared are the flying ones, which, when the earth trembles come in the game managing to avoid co...

Steemmonsters/Splinterlands- Beginner's Guide Part 2

3 Jan 2020 4 minute read 0 comments mawit07

In this post we will look into the type of cards players can use when in battle. In no particular order the breakdown starts with (6) splinters and neutral splinter.  Second is the edition of the card.  Then there are (2) category types to use in eve...