Connect with us

Blogs

Facebook Redefines Their Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

Published

on

Facebook
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

Back in January, Facebook announced their freshly crafted ban on all ads on the Facebook social network related to cryptocurrencies and ICOs.

January was marked as one of the best periods for cryptos, and certainly the best period for digital assets in the following year, given the fact that the majority of cryptocurrencies climbed to record prices.

The Facebook ban didn’t come as benevolent, especially since it followed Google announcing the ban on ICO ads as well, that way limiting the visibility of cryptos with cutting down on well-known marketing strategy tools – advertising on social media.

However, the blow caused by the Facebook ban didn’t stop blockchain technology and ICOs from further expanding while entering a very important stage in the objective of having digital assets and blockchain technology massively adopted. This led Facebook to redefine the terms of their ban.

Whichever the case, Facebook did announce the update on the cryptocurrency ad ban on Facebook.

Facebook Announces a Benevolent Update on the Crypto Ad Ban

Back in January Facebook announced that they will be banning all cryptocurrency related ads on Facebook starting from June of the following year.

The June has come, also bringing changes to the policy Facebook announced more than several months ago, revolving the ad ban for all cryptos.

Facebook announced back in January that they believe that the ban of all crypto related adds, including Bitcoin, represent an active and efficient tool for detecting scammers and preventing scams that include new scam coins, suspicious ICOs, and similar.

The Facebook company stated that they are preventing people from falling to misleading advertisements that are related to these financial products and which often offer “misleading promotional material”, which is the only reason why Facebook would ban any crypto-related ads, as stated by the company’s representatives.

Although Facebook representatives stated that the concern for the safety of their users is their only motive for banning crypto ads, the crypto community rebelled in the terms of believing that legal ICOs, at least those favored by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should be allowed to advertise on Facebook.

The impact of this ban went further from the Facebook platform because the initial ban also included crypto related ad ban on the company’s branches, such as Instagram where crypto assets were doomed to a massive NO as well.

However, the tables turned, and Facebook just announced the refinement of their crypto ad ban policy, stating that they have nothing against blockchain and, if anything they always tend to follow up with the latest technological trends, while also contributing to the overall development of technology.

That is how Facebook has announced that they will allow certain crypto-based business to advertise on the social network and the platform’s branches, however, there will be some requirements and rules that would need to be met in order for these advertisers to receive their right of promoting their crypto-based business.

The interested advertisers will have to apply for gaining the right for advertising on Facebook, where the approval will arrive after the management reviews the proposal.

Although the crypto exchange markets and certain crypto business would be able to apply in order to get an ad spot on Facebook, the company’s management stated that the ban still remains active for ICOs and binary options.

Although the management of this social media platform is still not showing signs of friendliness towards initial coin offerings, it is encouraging for the crypto community to witness the interest and support that Facebook has for blockchain technology, which is reflected in the fact that Facebook formed their own internal blockchain team several months ago with the idea to explore and test the possibilities of blockchain technology, that seems to be more and more exciting.

Although there have been some rumors stating that Mark Zuckerberg will be launching his own digital asset, it is more likely that Facebook will rather be working on extracting technical capabilities that blockchain technology is offering for another purpose rather than launching an ICO.

Whichever the case, many crypto-based businesses are most certainly delighted to hear that Facebook was ready for making a compromise when it comes to the earlier announced crypto ad ban, which Google, Snapchat, and Twitter also supported.

For the latest cryptocurrency news, join our Telegram!

Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

Image courtesy of Pexels

Altcoins

Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

Published

on

collateralized debt position
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

Continue Reading

Altcoins

Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

Published

on

Hodium
READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

Continue Reading

Altcoins

KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

Published

on

READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF

There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

Continue Reading

Elite