SoS Daily News : news about the State of Steem @ 19 March 2019

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Steem scores a C in CoinMarketCap's new grading system for cryptocurrencies.

Another Steem Alliance Town Hall meeting takes place on Wednesday 20 March.

Steem progresses on StackExchange.

Paycent now accepts STEEM.



Steem scores a C on new CoinMarketCap grading system

Leading crypto market ranking site CoinMarketCap.com is introducing a new grading system for cryptocurrencies.

The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) grading system has been developed by blockchain analytics startup Flipside Crypto. It ranks cryptocurrencies according to factors including user activity, developer behaviour and market maturity.

Unfortunately Steem is currently only scored as a grade C (545/1000) which puts it in position #78.

MD Elizabeth Powell and the Steemit Inc team are already investigating how to improve the ranking of Steem.

@dragosroua, @jrcornel and @ura-soul have all posted about the new grading system...



Steem Alliance Town Hall Meeting - Wednesday 20 March

The Steem Alliance is holding another Town Hall Q&A session in their Discord server on Wednesday 20 March, 8pm UTC.

Matt @starkerz will be joining the meeting to discuss how the Steem Business Alliance will be able to work with the Steem Foundation when it is formed.

The 11 teams who have put forward Foundation proposals to the Steem Alliance have also been invited to present their ideas at a one-off special State of Steem Forum on Thursday, 9pm - 11pm UTC, on MSP Waves.



Steem progresses on StackExchange

Following pushes from @theycallmedan and others Steem has now progressed to the next stage on StackExchange.

Steem is now in the 'Commitment Stage'. Currently Steem is at 6% on this stage which means it needs another 94 people with a 200+ rep to commit to using the site before it progresses to the beta stage.



Paycent now accepts STEEM

Witness @bitrocker2020 reports that Singapore-based crypto-fiat card Paycent now accepts STEEM...



KEY DATA [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]


(change on previous day in brackets // n/c = no change)

Steem price US$ 0.467 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
Steem price 00011552 BTC 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
SBD price US$ 1.06 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
Market Cap US$ 143,744,422 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #42 (+2) 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
No. of Whales 35 (n/c) 18 Mar '19
No. of Orcas 343 (-2) 18 Mar '19
No. of Dolphins 1972 (+4) 18 Mar '19
No. of Minnows 9243 (+3) 18 Mar '19
Alexa rank (steemit.com) #4,821 (-14) 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
Unique visitors (steemit.com) 233,857 / day 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC
Page views (steemit.com) 696,893 / day 20 Mar'19 4.49am UTC

Follow @penguinpablo & @steem-data for more statistics.


NEWS FROM STEEMIT INC

@steemitblog - Engineering Update: DDoS, Wallet, SteemDAO

@steemitblog - Intermittent Outages Due to DDoS

@andrarchy - Improving the Steem Torch Experiment

@andrarchy / @kenmelendez - The Future of the Steem Blockchain w/ Andrarchy


NEWS FROM THE STEEM ALLIANCE

@steemalliance - Town Hall Meeting Q&A Joined By The Steem Business Alliance | Wednesday March 20th 8pm UTC

@steemalliance - Structure Proposals Questionnaire | Call For Community Questions

@steemalliance - Townhall Recording From March 5, 2019

@steemalliance - Stage One Foundation Structure Proposals | Community Feedback Needed!


NEWS FROM THE WITNESSES

#31 @ocd-witness / @acidyo - SBD and STEEM going at it

#31 @ocd-witness / @acidyo - An income source within an income source within an income source

#62 @guiltyparties - If you ignored all other StackExchange posts, read this one

#64 @dragosroua - Crypto Ratings Added To CoinmarketCap - STEEM Is Getting A "C"

#66 @ura-soul - How Strong is Steem's Community? 'FCAS' - A New Measure of Project Success for Crypto Tokens Added To CoinMarketCap.com

#69 @steemcommunity - 250 New Minnows Event Update and List of Accounts to Support #2

#91 @bitrocker2020 - Paycent now accepts STEEM

To keep up to date with more posts from witnesses follow @witnesspage ...


NEWS FROM KEY PLAYERS & INFLUENCERS

@dhavey - Meet Our Steem Witnesses - A weekly show For All Steemians #35 With @crowdwitness

@dramatoken - A DRAMATIC OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF DRAMA!

@felander - compounding Buildteam Tokens for Passive Income

@geekgirl - List of Steem Torch Transfers

@gniksivart - My Top 5 Tokens on Steem Engine Currently

@jrcornel - Coinmarketcap soon to show letter grades next to each crypto project

@tarazkp - The evolution of Steem and Stake

@taskmaster4450 - Steemmonster And Steem-Engine: Helping the Steem Ecosystem

@theycallmedan - Steem Progresses @ StackExchange! We Still Need Your Help!


NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

@homesteaderscoop - Homesteaders - Living Naturally, Newsletter. 20th March 2019


NEWS FROM EVENTS & MEETUPS

@redrica - London Steem Meetup | Fri 29 March 3pm onwards | High St Kensington

@detlev - The steem meetup aachen is calling YOU!

@votovzla - Meetup en Venezuela - Faltan pocos días - Nuevo micro-video promo

@bitrocker2020 - Taking Steemit to the mainstream

@steemcampuk - A slight change of plan

@dtube.forum - THE DTube FORUM - AN EVENT FOR EVERYONE!

@thealliance - The 'BLOCK' Party (Update - 03/11/19) + Contest Details

Visit the Steem Meetups & Events Calendar for a full list of meetups coming up...


NEWS FROM DAPPS, APPS & DEVS

@steemdapps - Daily SteemApps.com Report - Monday, 18th March 2019

Deegram / @deegramofficial - Dev Update 001 - Alpha launch & Instagram LLC opposition

@partiko - How to Make Partiko Work Again, and Partiko Points Giveaway!


NEWS FROM GAMES

DrugWars / @lordbutterfly - Is Drug Wars fixable at this point?

Steem Monsters / @exyle - Buying Steem Monsters packs with Beta Pack Tokens traded on Steem-Engine, an Exchange and Token creation platform build on Steem

War of Decentralization / @wod-game - War of Decentralization - The Future of WoD


If you want to check on progress of development on Steem, check out the GitHub here...

If you want to check on the current list of full API Nodes witness @holger80 provides this via @fullnodeupdate...


MEDIA COVERAGE OF STEEM & STEEMIT INC

BitcoinExchangeGuide - Steemit Becomes Subject of Multiple DDoS Attacks, but Blockchain and Associated Apps Remain Untouched

BitcoinExchangeGuide - South Korea’s Biggest Exchange Bithumb Will Slash Half of Its Staff as Bear Market Blues Strike Again

Coingeek - Bithumb to lay off over 50% of its staff

CryptoNewsZ - Steem (STEEM) Price Analysis : STEEM’s Market on a Flattering Expansion

TokenPost - A look at the Steem ecosystem: Leveraging blockchain to tokenize online content


EXTERNAL STEEM DATA


This is #107 (19 Mar '19) of this daily news service.

Please let me know of any important posts or key data that should be included. Comment below or message me on Discord Pennsif#9921


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Your reports are helpful, motivating and detailed! Kudos!

Thank you @kus-knee. I am very glad you find them useful. Helps keep me motivated to keep producing them everyday.

A C grade? Not a single other reputable ranking agency/site put STEEM as low as 78. I dont think ive seen STEEM under 10.
Very strange.
How do you take into account "user activity" and then put STEEM at 78?
Makes no sense.

Yes, I was very surprised. With the strength of our community and our great presence on State of the Dapps I thought Steem would be well up there - top 25 at least.

Something is fishy about that ranking. EOS user activity currently is basically gambling app transaction spam and even Doge, the penultimate shitcoin ranks higher.
Im not saying STEEM doesnt have its problems and im not someone to use big words like this, but this ranking borders with insanity.

I have reached out to the CEO to see if we can chat.... doubt they took all of 3rd party dapps (if any!) into consideration, as well as other development going on.

Well im being a bit more rash and thrashing them on twitter.
Tools like this when used as a metric with legitimacy on sites like CMC can be extremely dangerous.

The person controling the tool can have great effect on the crypto market which opens up opportunity for corruption.

Would be better if you talked to Cmc owners.

Good point! I'm sure we'll be moved up soon!

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