The Steem News @ 16 September 2019

in #steem4 years ago

Steemit Inc talks with @justinw and @vandeberg.

eSteem offers Search-as-a-Service.

Steemhunt announces changes, @tarazkp sees STEEM on the up and @themarkymark helps you keep up to date with the SPS.

And there is news about Steem Silver Rounds, Natural Medicine, tropical vacations, @Steem-Hodler and what will make STEEM rise...

1. Steemit Talk with @justinw & @vandeberg

Steemit Inc have released an interview conducted by Head of Communications @andrarchy with Head of Engineering, @justinw, and Steemit's Senior Blockchain Engineer, @vandeberg.

They discuss the recent hardforks, Communities, and Smart Media Tokens...

2. eSteem Search-as-a-Service

Long time Steem app @esteemapp has developed a new eSteem Search-as-a-Service.

This will provide a powerful Steem search engine for other apps to use without the cost of hosting their own databases.

eSteem are providing a basic service for free, and packages for larger users at up to 80 SBD per month...

3. Steemhunt changes

@steemhunt has announced some changes to their operations including a reduction in daily upvoting to just the top 50 hunt posts and the temporary closure of Steemhunt Influencer.

They have also revealed this week's top 3 hunters to be entered in the draw for the SteemFest ticket contest...

4. STEEM on the up

Steem commentator @tarazkp explores the current increase in the STEEM supply and the positive signals this gives...

@socky picks up on a similar theme noting that the amount of STEEM being powered up has exceeded that being powered down for 12 consecutive days...

5. Keeping up to date with the SPS

If you would like to keep up to date with new proposals being submitted to the Steem Proposal System (SteemDao) witness developer @themarkymark has set up an account to follow @proposalalert.

New proposals as they are submitted to the SPS will be posted to the @proposalalert account...

It looks like the Downvote Control Tool proposal by @howo and the SteemWorld Support proposal by @steemchiller will shortly cross over the current Return Proposal Threshold of 11.4 million SP to start receiving funding...

6. Time to get your 2019 Steem Silver Rounds

Pre-orders are now being taken for the 2019 Steem Silver Round.

@raybrockman is organising the sale of the silver rounds. Payment can be made with STEEM or via PayPal.

@spicyer is offering a 'buy-now-pay-later' scheme for those who would like the rounds but do not have all the money available at the moment...

@silverstackeruk is organising a group-buy to save postage for UK based steemians...

7. Natural Medicine launches Manifesto

The @naturalmedicine tribe has been busy.

They have released The Natural Medicine Manifesto...

They have announced the @uplotus Curation Account for their LOTUS token...

And @plantstoplanks highlights the large areas of common interest between the Natural Medicine and Vegan communities on Steem...

8. Tropical Vacations with @reggaesteem

Steem's Reggae focused tribe @reggaesteem has posted an update...

Reggae Steemer @crypticat has released details of a new Tropical Vacation Contest....

The prize for this contest is a a 10000 JAHM delegation, but the post also includes a reminder that @reggaesteem offers annual free stays in Jamaica for those with at least 100K of the JAHM token staked...

9. @Steem-Hodler keeps on delegating

Following on from their first delegation to @Steemitmamas, new Steem tribe @Steem-Hodler has now made further 2500 SP delegations to @steemterminal, @heyhaveyamet and @hashkings...

10. What will increase the price of STEEM?

Well known Steemian @berniesanders poses the question "What services or products would increase the value of STEEM?"...

Note - Steem News is now being published via This is to take advantage of their drafting and templating facilities, as well as allowing 10% of the post rewards to be burnt by setting a beneficary to @null. Thank you @steempeak

KEY DATA [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

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

Steem price US$ 0.155 17 Sep '19 02.41am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.789 17 Sep '19 02.41am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #81 (-1) 17 Sep '19 02.41am UTC
FCAS Score 803 (+1) / A / #18 17 Sep '19 02.41am UTC
No. of Whales 38 (n/c) 15 Sep '19
No. of Orcas 344 (n/c) 15 Sep '19
No. of Dolphins 2135 (-1) 15 Sep '19
No. of Minnows 9261 (+7) 15 Sep '19
Alexa rank ( #6,956 (-58) 17 Sep '19 02.39am UTC
Unique visitors ( 186,639 / day 17 Sep '19 02.39am UTC
Page views ( 459,133 / day 17 Sep '19 02.39am UTC

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

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

This is #175 (16 Sep '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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Thanks for the mention, contest is open. If you want to interact with a great community and win some #Jahm prizes head on down to

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Appreciate the mentions, 2019 steem round is pretty cool. If your in the market for one, find me on discord and I'll hook you up with a coupon. Thanks again. Here is a kick pick of what this years design look like


1 oz silver Steem Round. .999 fine silver.

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Follow @esteemapp as well!

very informative as always but everytime the word 'tribe' is used i get a bit of nausea ... "de-centralized tribe system" ... ?

never mind, your posts are extremely helpful as always @pennsif, real timesavers

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