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Coin Watch: What Has ReddCoin Been Doing These Days?

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While Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurrency in the market, it is one of the most controversial coins in the present time. With Bitcoin’s price hitting a low, the cryptomarket plunged into a major depression. Bitcoin, which uses the proof of work algorithm to regulate the blockchain operations, has been supplanted by many other improved blockchain projects, which more advanced algorithms, such as proof of concept and proof of stake. Regulated by the advanced proof of stake velocity (PoSV) algorithm, ReddCoin is much more than social currency. Representing the next generation of blockchain technology, ReddCoin caters to the all the functions pertaining to ownership (stake) and activity (velocity).

Derived from Litecoin, this renowned peer-to-peer open source cryptocurrency can be integrated into all kinds of social media platforms. With the motto of becoming “the social currency that enriches people’s social lives and makes digital currency easy for the general public,” ReddCoin represents the social media coin in the digital age. Operational since 2014, ReddCoin has experienced a steady growth across all digital platforms, from Reddit to Twitter. If you are missing out on the latest news on this formidable altcoin, here’s an insight into how it has been performing in the recent time.

The Technology behind ReddCoin

When compared to the existing PoW and PoS protocols, the proof of stake velocity (PoSV) offers more competent solutions to users, building upon the advantageous attributes of PoS to mitigate the flaws in the earlier algorithms. Apparently, the PoW and PoS algorithms come with a number of flaws, including the disconnect between the economic and social aspects of a currency. Encouraging ownership and activity, the PoSV algorithm leverages the advantages of the existing protocols to develop a more advanced blockchain solution for social media applications.

  • ReddCoin: the Online Tipping Currency

Developed with the aim of bringing the cryptocurrency closer to social media and the masses, ReddCoin was not built to draw wealth from various sources, but rather to serve as a quintessential tipping currency. ReddCoin followers have the opportunity to use the currency for tipping campaigns on Twitter, targeting followers with backgrounds in cryptocurrencies. Similarly, Reddit users can tip ReddCoins in appreciation of interesting posts and comments on the ReddCoin community. Besides, the ReddCoin followers can tip RDD coins on Twitter appreciating relevant posts.

  • ReddCoin Broadcast

As an attempt to make a foray into the mainstream social media, the ReddCoin executives introduced the ReddCoin Broadcast feature in April 2014. Serving as a Thunderclap-like platform, ReddCoin Broadcast is a powerful medium for sending messages across prominent social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. As for the ReddCoin community members, they can deploy Broadcast free-of-charge to expand their reach, soliciting support for their projects from influencers.

  • Social X

Functional since 2014, Social X operates as a multi-faceted project, which strives to bring ReddCoin closer to the mainstream media by eliminating the limitations of the existing systems. By all means, Social X works towards making tipping easier, while eliminating any third-party intervention.

Development Updates

As evident from the current trends in the market, it has been a robust year for altcoins so far, prompting investors to shift their attention from the big market movers to the lesser known projects. Among the top performing altcoins of 2018, ReddCoin has done an impressive job, launching exciting features and payment processors for the community. Popular as a social cryptocurrency, this promising blockchain networks attempt to keep their audience in the loop by launching effective campaigns. Known for its efforts in establishing a great user experience, the ReddCoin team has introduced some exciting developments recently. Looking at the developments of the past few months, there have been some interesting upgrades on the blockchain, which include listings and partnerships. As per the latest updates, ReddCoin has been recently added to Bitvavo and AssetExchange. Apart from these listings, ReddCoin ecosystem has expanded its horizon by tying up with big names in the industry, such as Musards and Phore.

ReddCoin and the Market 

With Ethereum and big currencies crashing their value in a falling crypto market, altcoins like ReddCoin has also received a setback. However, as per at the price charts of the last few weeks, the coin has recovered appreciably, taking its market capitalization to $135,119,779 as of June 27, 2018. Although the coin is trading in the red, dropping 2.91% from its previous position, the overall performance of the coin has been satisfactory, making it one of the most vied-after currencies of the present time.  Ranking 7th by market capitalization, ReddCoin (RDD) is trading at $0.004690 at the time of writing. Looking at the market response and the developments in the ecosystem, the coin can make a strong comeback in the coming days, actualizing its mission of becoming the one of the world’s largest digital platform for social media integrations.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

The primary reason why blockchain technology is being implemented so quickly is because it solves a lot of the problems typically associated with the traditional business model.  And online casinos are no different.  It still needs to be said that centralized casinos have proven that there is a great demand for online gambling.  The market is growing faster than anyone could have predicted, and future opportunities appear very promising and lucrative.  But industries are continually evolving and this one is no different.

A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

  • Little to no transparency
  • Consumer lack of confidence
  • Privacy concerns
  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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