Today, Voice is officially live.
Salah Michael Zalatimo, CEO at Voice posted an update that starting July 4, 2020, registered community members can publish while everyone can read the posts.
The company was preparing for a “big reveal in the fall—but things changed,” wrote Zalatimo. And now they decided to open their platform and invite the community to be part of the building process on which they have been working on for months.
Beginning August 15th, everyone that is already registered will be able to invite their friends to join Voice and in fall, a variety of features will be released.
“This global moment has fully exposed the corrupt social spaces created by Big Tech. It’s time to break away and put humans first,” reads the post.
Brief Early Release
EOSIO-based social media platform Voice developed by Block.one, the company behind the cryptocurrency EOS briefly went live yesterday before its scheduled launch.
First revealed in June 2019, Voice temporarily started displaying several posts with multiple likes and comments only to flash ‘Error 1020’ later on.
Cardano creator and CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson took to Twitter to share his views as to the reason behind this temporary early release.
— Charles Hoskinson (@IOHK_Charles) July 3, 2020
One Cardano enthusiast echoed Hoskinson’s sentiments pointing to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin talking about handling Ether’s creation differently had he done it now. Hoskinson also co-founded Ethereum.
“Definitely a lot of regrets and wasted time,” he said on “Hashing it Out” podcast about all the time taking in sharding and proof-of-stake.
“We definitely did kind of underestimate how much time it would take to finish a lot of the things that we didn’t start back in 2015,” he said.
In the past two-days, IOHK's Cardano has released a number of big announcements that have seen the price of ADA surge 20% and 193% YTD. These gains have the cryptocurrency climbing to the 6th spot, as per Messari.
— Hsaka (@HsakaTrades) July 3, 2020
Yesterday, it was also announced that IOHK has signed an agreement with Coinbase Custody, and from Q4 2020, users can take their ADA right from Coinbase’s cold storage. Staking rewards will be coming to Cardano in mid-August.
"What we have desired to achieve is to create a place where quiet brilliance can get loud, and I really believe that we have done that" – @IOHK_Charles' closing keynote.
Thanks to the 10,500+ who registered for the #Cardano2020 summit, it's been truly magical
— IOHK Media (@IOHKMedia) July 3, 2020
It won't’ be a surprise if ADA will also be listed on the US-based cryptocurrency exchange soon.