Tag: bitclout

Aug 20 2021

SOL Is Up 3,800% YTD. Could It Eventually Displace Ethereum?

Aug 20 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitclout blockchain crypto defi

SOL is up 75% over the past seven days, 205% in the past month, and 3,800% YTD. On Unchained, Multicoin Capital’s Kyle Samani discusses the DeFi projects fueling Solana’s growth, why he thinks Solana could make Ethereum obsolete, and the spectrum of decentralization. Show highlights: what factors have contributed to SOL’s growth...

Aug 05 2021

Robert Breedlove Breaks His Silence About The BitClout Fiasco

In an emotional, awkward, and enlightening conversation, Bitcoin author and podcaster Robert Breedlove took full responsibility. His flirtation with the blockchainy-Twitter-clone BitClout really hurt his brand. The Bitcoin community was...

Jun 12 2021

Unbelievable Facts About BitClout’s Tech And Genesis

Look, this is actually not new, but we just found out about it. And it’s extremely relevant. Two intrepid blockchain explorers looked under BitClout’s hood and you won’t believe what they found. But first, we have to get you up to date. Bitcoinist has been on the case; we covered the basics in...

Jun 11 2021

The BitClout Drama Continues: Enter Robert Breedlove And Naval

The Bitcoin community hates BitClout with a passion. One of the space’s thought leaders, author and podcaster Robert Breedlove, just mentioned he’ll “be taking a look at it over the next week” and everyone lost their minds. Some thought he was kidnapped, or at least hacked. Others were more cautious and thought the BitClout people paid Breedlove...

May 18 2021

Is Chamath Behind The Controversial BitClout?

Notorious billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya’s tweet about BitClout raised a few red flags. Since we at Bitcoinist checked the project’s documentation and explored the possibility of...

May 01 2021

Is BitClout a scam, or is it the next big thing?

There are legitimate reasons to suspect BitClout. Nevertheless, this article exists because there’s also a case to be made in its favor. This thing is backed by some of the biggest names in the crypto-industry. And the amount of development around it is insane for a nascent project. Remember, BitClout debuted online less than two months ago. And everyone thought it was some...

Apr 30 2021

What is BitClout? This is Why You Should Care

The idea of speculating on people’s reputation with real money sounded dumb at first, but BitClout is catching on. The phenomenon is not ignorable anymore. This thing is so big that a serious publication like Bitcoinist had to stop everything and take a look under the hood. Let’s start by examining the project’s own documentation, but this will have to be a series....

Mar 19 2021

3 Publicly Traded Crypto Exchanges?

PLUS: More takes on “WTF is an NFT?” There is something fitting about Bitcoin crossing $60k for the first time on March 13, 2021, a year and one day after crypto’s “Black Thursday,” when Bitcoin’s price plunged 50% over two days in response to the coronavirus. While devastating at the time, you can now barely see it on the BTC price chart:...

Mar 18 2021

Celebrity Coin Marketplace BitClout Briefly Returns

Social marketplace BitClout has come back online following an outage that lasted approximately one week. What Is BitClout? BitClout allows content creators, celebrities, and famous crypto personalities to mint a "creator coin" that can be exchanged using the platform's native currency. The platform...

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