SOS Daily News : news about the State of Steem @ 5 January 2019

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Steem can be a very inspiring place...

Steem took a right turn into the commercial world today with adverts now appearing for the first time.

Steem.Ninja got even more ninja.

And Steem took another great step in the world of DApps.


Adverts on Steem

For a few dollars more Steemit Inc has embraced the Good, the Bad and the Ugly world of advertising.

If you are not logged in, you may now start to see random adverts appear around steemit.com...


Steem.Ninja toughens up

The new service from Oracle-D for direct purchase of accounts - Steem.Ninja - has got an upgrade after just a couple of days.

They have increased key security and they have added account recovery.

Steem.Ninja will also shortly be available in two flavours - the standard account for $2 with 15SP of delegation, and a premium version with 70SP - price to be determined.

And some even more ninja news from Steem.Ninja...

Buy Steem/SBD/SP

As we definitely see the demand for it, we are working on creating an extension to our existing account creation services which will allow users to easily buy Steem, SBD, and SP with their credit/debit cards.

That really will be a neat ninja move.


DApp, DApp, DAppity-Do

Yesterday it was announced that Steem has been added to the dapp.com site.

This follows hot on the heels of the addition to the stateofthedapps.com site last week.

Today I spotted that SteemHunt has become the first Steem DApp to be listed on the DAppOnline.com site...

@cryptocurator sums up progress in his latest post, and reminds us that DappRadar.com is the next DApp target site on the list. It is understood that the @therealwolf is already in conversation with them.


KEY DATA [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

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

Steem price US$ 0.278 2019-01-06 05:44 UTC
SBD price US$ 0.752 2019-01-06 05:44 UTC
Market Cap US$ 85,592,123 2019-01-06 05:44 UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #51 (n/c) 2019-01-06 05:44 UTC
No. of Whales 36 (n/c) 2019-01-04
No. of Orcas 314 (n/c) 2019-01-04
No. of Dolphins 1958 (+2) 2019-01-04
No. of Minnows 9071 (+7) 2019-01-04
Alexa rank (steemit.com) #4115 (+2) 2019-01-06 04:21 UTC
Follow @penguinpablo for more statistics.

NEWS FROM STEEMIT INC


@steemitblog - Testing Ads on Steemit.com

@steemitdev - New Year, New DevPortal Updates

@steemitdev - Additional Public API Change


NEWS FROM THE WITNESSES

#30 @themarkymark - UseSteem Update: Top Authors by Payout!

#36 @blockbrothers / @exyle - Ads on Steemit.com are here and it's not bad! + A full day of Steem Monster Tournaments!

#43 @jackmiller - A Year & A Half Later - You Are Worth A Lot More, Don't Sell Yourself Short/Out (U-log)

#132 @oracle-d / @steem.ninja - Steem.Ninja - Increased Security and Account Recovery

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


NEWS FROM KEY PLAYERS & OTHER CONCERNED STEEMIANS

@cryptocurator - Steem DApps : The recent flow of Listings on DApp Registers

@steemitqa - First Sighting of SteemIt Ads!

@theouterlight - The Dark Overlord files examined by computer forensics expert

@taskmaster4450 - Where Will Steem Be In 10 Years?

@whatsup - Love a Steem App?


NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES


@air-clinic - Air-Clinic Medical Curation Round 42!


NEWS FROM DAPPS, APPS & DEVS

@inertia - Steem Documentation: Using the Rake Tasks

Beem / @holger80 - update for beem - nodelist updated, beempy sign and broadcast improved

@stoodkev - How to set up and use multisignature accounts on Steem Blockchain

@dstors / @haejin - @kaliju: A Thief at Best, A Criminal at Worst

@partiko - Announcing another Partiko Ambassador

@partiko / @organduo - On Partiko app, what is it with the slider thing when I want to upvote?

@steembasicincome / @tcpolymath - What do you want in an SBI comment-voter?

@steemgigs & Ulogs / @surpassinggoogle - Steemgigs.org & Ulogs.org & January 2019 Plan - Quick Development Update, Accepting Support & More

@steemhunt / @mtimetraveller - [SteemHunt] Growth on Twitter & as First Steem Dapp on DappOnline


NEWS FROM GAMES

@darklands - how to do darkland "Tutorial" Wiki, Regions and Quest Rules update 1.0

@hashkings / @qwoyn - HashKings Weekly Update #2


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

RT - Hacker group releases '9/11 Papers', says future leaks will 'burn down' US deep state

Heavy.com - The Dark Overlord & 9/11 Documents: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


This is #34 (05 Jan '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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I hardly need to look at my feed these days! :)

😃 If you spot anyone I'm not picking up let me know.

Thank you.

Remember those glory days, when you were trying your best just to keep up with all the postings?

You had to start thinking 'who can I unfollow?' ....I just don't have enough time!!

haha, yeah. But I also remember in the early days, I would look at every post most days! :) I could work backwards from trending to the newest post during the .07 cents days.

Now, you're just showing your age...

I came here at the.....(quick check at coinmarket...)....$1.20 ish

😃

Yay! thanks for the mention @pennsif best blog post eva!
btw: when is the next SOS ?

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Yeah, really appreciate for hunting down my post here in the SOS!
Steem is finally getting the attention [in dapps-listing platforms] it deserves in these last few weeks. Glad, we all are making it happen together.
And yeah, in fact, Saturday, @dappradar dev messaged me, he said there's no ETA yet, but Steem Dapps will be listed anytime soon! So, can't wait to rock Steem all over!!!
:)

Sounds promising re @dappradar. Do let me know if you hear anymore...

Sure, @pennsif!

Good to see all this stuff happening. Thanks for summarising it for us.

The top payouts list by @themarkymark is a little depressing. A few people are getting a huge share of the rewards and boosting their rep by buying votes. Some of them get hardly any actual community support.

It would be interesting to see @themarkymark 's stats run a) without bot voting, and maybe even b) without self-voting.

Not making a judgement on either of those elements, put it would possibly produce a more 'pure' proof-of-brain assessment...

I see both of these strategies as bad for Steem in general. The bigger players should be looking to keep minnows engaged to make it more viable platform than just feeding their own egos/wallets. Most of them are doing okay anyway. We can't ban people from doing those things, but we can encourage more community-minded actions.

I could flag some big accounts, but it wouldn't make much difference and they could wipe me out. The Steem Flag Rewards effort concentrates on trying to persuade smaller fish to change their ways. It works sometimes.

I wonder how a different a platform Steem could be if...

We have to work with what we have unless higher powers decide to fork it again. No system is perfect. It's up to the users what future it has.

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