Tron founder and CEO Justin Sun’s decentralized peer-to-peer filesharing network BitTorrent has bought DLive, the blockchain-based livestreaming home of world No. 2 YouTuber PewDiePie.
Lessons from YouTube Christmas cryptocurrency purge
After a spate of video takedowns, the decentralized currency industry was reminded why it should support decentralized content platforms
The YouTube Christmas cryptocurrency purge seems to have ended. The streaming video mega-site backed down, apologizing for what a spokesperson on Dec. 27 called an “error.”
We interview the Bitcoin YouTuber who scammed a scammer
A con artist pitching ‘double your bitcoin every 24 hours’ was herself taken in by her would-be sucker
A Canadian Bitcoin YouTuber turned the tables on a scammer this week, convincing a con artist—who promised to double bitcoin investments in 24 hours—to send him $50 worth of the cryptocurrency. He promptly passed it along to Bitcoin Venezuela, a charity providing food in the suffering country.
Partnering with YouTube star PewDiePie brought DLive 2 million new viewers in April
The jump in viewers shows the blockchain streaming platform’s partnership with the controversial streamer is paying off
DLive saw its audience grow by 67% and the number of content creators using the DApp to reach an audience double in April, the same month it announced the controversial Swedish YouTube star chose it for his livestream broadcasts.