Wikipedia Competitor Everipedia Launches on the EOS Blockchain

in technology •  5 months ago

From Sludgefeed

Everipedia (IQ), a decentralized Wikipedia competitor, has officially launched on the EOS (EOS) blockchain.

While Wikipedia is home to a number of independent research and quality control groups, the platform is still very much susceptible to trolls and purposeful misinformation attacks. Given that the organization is a non-profit and relies on external donations to function, the team does not directly work to curate its content. This ultimately puts a strain on the open-sourced ecosystem.

Founded in 2014, Everipedia aims to address the key limitations in the traditional Wikipedia model by incentivizing users to submit and accurately curate data found within its database using the project’s native token (IQ). Distribution of the IQ tokens works to further engage the Everipedia community by enabling a system of platform governance.

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It wasn't too long ago that I shared an article about how Wikipedia vowed it would never release a cryptocurrency. I commented on how it was their loss and that they would inevitably be replaced by a decentralized version. Well it didn't take long for Everipedia to take the stage. I'm looking forward to this project.

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You are veri visioner guy. So when you said will growth decentralizad one and then cone everpdia. So it's good to everyone. We have more choice to get many information. However we need wit it work well or may be all of us can contribute to grow it...

I believe Wikipedia is a good place to get information.

A blockchain-based wikipedia is onto a winner I think!

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