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Content creators can post their content for everyone to see on, or put their content behind a pay wall that can be set at any price; takes 5% of purchases. Users can choose to cast a 'vote' for content they like and want to support. Each vote is a micro-transaction worth $0.25 of BCH and goes to the content creator and earlier voters, allowing early voters to profit alongside content creators. Users can comment on content on but must a commenting fee. Once a user submits a comment they can also profit from votes cast by other users.

Angel round

On November 17, 2016 closed out an angel round of investment with $177, 500 in funding from Digital Currency Group, The Huiyin Group, GaiaX, and Boost VC.

Series A

On December 24, 2017 closed their series A funding round with $1.5 million in funding from Bitmain and nChain.


January 22, 2018 raises a $1,500,000 series A round.

Further Resources


Interview with Ryan X. Charles, CEO of | Satoshi's Vision Conference, Tokyo 2018

April 4, 2018

Social Media Alternatives: with Ryan X. Charles

April 16, 2018 co-founder Ryan X. Charles takes part in CoinGeek Conference - CoinGeek

Erik Gibbs

Web Founder Ryan Charles On Micropayments | Crypto Briefing

Heidi Hecht



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