Reddit mentioned Wednesday it was partnering on scaling and expertise improvement with Ethereum Basis, the non-profit that helps the Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrency.
What Occurred: The partnership is centered on bringing ETH to Reddit-scale manufacturing.
“Our intention is to assist speed up the progress being made on scaling and develop the expertise wanted to launch large-scale functions like Group Factors on Ethereum,” a Reddit admin mentioned in an announcement.
The scaling expertise developed by means of the partnership could be open-sourced and publicly accessible for anybody to make use of.
The blockchain efforts shall be led by Reddit’s crypto workforce.
Why It Issues: Ethereum is the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization behind Bitcoin.
Reddit launched Group Factors final yr purportedly to offer possession and management again to its customers by means of the usage of decentralized expertise.
The Group Factors — nonetheless in beta and constructed on Ethereum — reward customers for particular person contributions inside a neighborhood.
Value Motion: Ethereum traded 2.11% increased at $1,316.29 at press time. Grayscale Ethereum Belief (OTC: ETHE) closed 6.56% decrease at $14.25 on Wednesday.
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