|Bitcoin’s Big Milestone… Now, bitcoin has crossed a significant adoption and usage milestone with its 400 millionth transaction since bitcoin was created in early 2009, as recorded by bitcoin’s public blockchain. Bitcoin is now averaging 350,000 transactions per day at around 15,000 transactions every hour, which is about four a second. Source
Top YouTuber Joins Blockchain… PewDiePie, the world’s most popular YouTuber by subscriber numbers (93.7 million), has joined blockchain-based live streaming platform DLive, the YouTube on the blockchain. DLive rewards both content creators and viewers using its native token, “Lino points.” While some platforms take up to 50 percent of creators’ income, decreasing the “viability and livelihood” of the community, DLive takes no percentage of earnings and does not charge any fees to content creators, the platform said.
Takeaways: Bitcoin is gaining traction and user adoption which is a more significant measure than Bitcoin’s price. Blockchain offers a alternative platform for content creators that keeps more money in their pockets.