‘So Many Things Wrong’ With IMF Education Video, Says Crypto Twitter

An old International Monetary Fund video explaining the benefits and disadvantages of cryptocurrency has resurfaced on social media, and many viewers are largely unimpressed. The two-minute video originally published in June 2018, which the International Monetary Fund (IMF) posted to its Twitter account on Aug. 23, refers to cryptocurrency as the “next step in the evolution of money” without specifically mentioning terms like a decentralized ledger, blockchain, or even token names. Bitcoin (BTC), XRP, and Ethereum (ETH) make an appearance only in a graphic illustrating crypto transactions. What are cryptocurrencies?…

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PewDiePie to Leave Blockchain Video Platform for Exclusive YouTube Deal

Amid its ongoing war with crypto, video giant YouTube has signed a new deal with one of the world’s biggest popular YouTubers. PewDiePie, the top-subscribed independent video maker on YouTube, now has to leave blockchain video platform Dlive to stream exclusively on YouTube. YouTube officially announced the news on May 4, with PewDiePie claiming that the agreement was a “natural fit.” In April 2019, PewDiePie had signed a partnership with blockchain-based content sharing platform Dlive. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, said that he decided to stream via DLive…

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Ethereum-Based Social Video Network Integrates Zoom for Live Streaming

The Ethereum-based social media app, Pepo, has integrated with video conferencing platform, Zoom, to facilitate live streaming. Pepo Live Events is currently exclusively available in beta on the platform’s website and has not given an estimate for when it plans to enable mobile functionality. Pepo integrates Zoom for live streaming Only Pepo community admins are able to stream live, however, anyone can participate in the live events. All events streamed on the platform are recorded, and are limited to a time limit of three hours. Pepo’s decision to integrate Zoom…

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