SoS Daily News : news about the State of Steem @ 22 January 2019
Leadership changes at Steemit Inc are the main story today.
Ned Scott has been named as Executive Chairman, and Elizabeth Powell has been appointed as Managing Director.
Planning for the Steem Alliance election meeting on Sunday is continuing.
A new Steem social media app for China, WhereIn, has been launched.
Steemit Inc Leadership Changes
Major changes in the leadership positions of Steemit Inc were announced yesterday.
The Board of Steemit Inc has named Ned Scott as Executive Chairman, and Elizabeth Powell as Managing Director, effective immediately.
On the appointment Executive Chairman Ned Scott said...
"This is the perfect time for Elizabeth to become Managing Director and help move the company forward with the speed required to capitalize on the opportunities in front of us. She has an incredible ability to inspire, energize and connect with the team, and will share those same values with the Steemit community. Elizabeth’s vision and execution track record is exactly what Steemit needs as we enter our next chapter."
Elizabeth joined Steemit Inc in May 2018 as Head of Communications & Advocacy.
She is from Texas and since graduating in journalism from Texas A&M University has had a varied and successful 20+ year career in marketing and advertising across a range of different industry sectors.
The new MD describes her role...
We recently published our updated [Mission, Vision and Values](https://steemit.com/about.html), as well as its roadmap focusing on increasing ad revenues, protecting STEEM assets’ value and cost reductions. My job is to execute the roadmap.
Elizabeth will be appearing along with Ned on the State of Steem Forum this Thursday at 8pm UTC on MSP Waves...
She will also be on the Rambling Radio Witness Chat hosted by @shadowspub on Wednesday at 5pm UTC.
The Steem Alliance - Election Meeting - Sunday 27 January
There will be a formal election meeting for the Steem Alliance Working Group members this coming Sunday. The meeting wil be held in the Steem Alliance Discord server at 1pm EST / 6pm UTC.
Full details are in this post...
WhereIn - a new lifestyle social media platform for China
A new Steem-based social media app called WhereIn is being developed to target the Chinese market.
WhereIn is available at http://www.wherein.io/ ...
KEY DATA [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]
(change on previous day in brackets // n/c = no change)
|Steem price||US$ 0.416||2019-01-23 05:26am UTC|
|SBD price||US$ 0.966||2019-01-23 05:26am UTC|
|Market Cap||US$ 127,568,329||2019-01-23 05:26am UTC|
|CoinMarketCap Ranking||#39 (+2)||2019-01-23 05:26am UTC|
|No. of Whales||37 (+1)||2019-01-21|
|No. of Orcas||319 (+1)||2019-01-21|
|No. of Dolphins||1977 (n/c)||2019-01-21|
|No. of Minnows||9107 (+3)||2019-01-21|
|Alexa rank (steemit.com)||#4177 (-8)||2019-01-22 08:53pm UTC|
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This is #51 (22 Jan '19) of this daily news service.
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