WeChat is convenient, ubiquitous, and omnipotent, but it’s not without its share of risks and downsides.
With over one billion users and roughly 40 billion messages sent daily, WeChat is a force of nature in China and enjoys little to no competition in the messaging space from domestic rivals.
Skrumble Network’s first dApp, Ally, continues to be improved upon and today we are excited to share with you some of the core capabilities of Ally.
Below are some instructional videos (both in English and Chinese subtitles) that explain how you can utilize Ally to take back control of your online communication!
Changing Your Backup Settings:
Chinese subtitles- https://vimeo.com/326934068
Adding a Contact:
Chinese subtitles- https://vimeo.com/326933240
Using the Long Press Feature:
Chinese subtitles- https://vimeo.com/326933917
Sending a Secret Chat:
Chinese subtitles- https://vimeo.com/326933717
Creating a Public Group:
Chinese subtitles- https://vimeo.com/326933414
Creating a Premium…
It seems not a week goes by when Facebook isn’t in the news for another data or privacy scandal.
Just last week, the social media giant made news yet again when it was revealed that hundreds of millions of user credentials for Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram were stored as plaintext on one of the company’s internal platforms. This means that company employees could have exploited this technical vulnerability.
After last year’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, most of us thought it couldn’t get any worse for Zuckerberg and Co. …
Another week, another update for Ally!
See below to see all of the incredible updates this week:
About Skrumble Network
Skrumble Network (SKM) is a new, innovative public blockchain that is uniquely optimized for secure communication-centric connections and transactions, decentralized applications, and offers a communication layer for developers to build into any application. With no middle entity or centralized server host in between to censor, block or manipulate any data, Skrumble Network’s blockchain and decentralized applications aim to be a catalyst for data privacy and help to truly democratize communication on a global scale. …
The Skrumble Network team is excited to announce that our native token, SKM, will be listed on Huobi Korea, one of the most reliable and respected cryptocurrency exchanges globally starting March 21, 2019. Huobi has proven itself as one of the most popular global exchanges due to their steadfast commitment to security and the variety of coins available for trading on their platform. Huobi Korea has also consistently ranked among the top of exchanges in terms of daily trading volume.
This new listing marks a major milestone for SKM, as we continue to expand our reach across the globe and enable people from the Korean market to become stakeholders in the Skrumble Network project. …
Skrumble Network and GAX (Global Asset Exchange) have entered into a partnership to expand the trading of tokenized securities worldwide and the utility for Skrumble Network token SKM. GAX is an institutional-grade trading exchange for buying and selling regulated securities (STOs) from around the world. The agreement will benefit both parties in the form of shared knowledge and expertise, industry comprehension in traditional finance and the cryptocurrency space, as well as to continue Skrumble Network’s mission of utilizing the power of blockchain technology to provide critical access to enhanced privacy globally.
GAX will host and securely facilitate the trading of verified tokenized assets, beginning a new era of corporate finance with greatly improved accountability to individual shareholders and less brokers or intermediaries. GAX has chosen Skrumble Network due to our ICO Drops ranked top four global blockchain community and their impressive development and delivery with first dApp, Ally (decentralized messaging and crypto app with over 150K users). …
Our advisor and CTO of Aion, Jinius Tu, stopped by our offices recently to share his advice on our MainNet progress and provide his feedback of our upcoming token bridge. Speaking of MainNet, the Skrumble Network MainNet will be launching by the end of March! Get ready everyone!
Jinius Tu, CTO of Aion and one of Skrumble Network’s top advisors, came by our Toronto office today to share his advice and provide his feedback for our upcoming token bridge. When our Mainnet launches in Q1 of this year, we will be migrating from the Ethereum blockchain to our own native chain. Therefore, SKM will no longer be an ERC-20 token and a token bridge is necessary in order to convert all existing SKM tokens over the coming months.
Jinius’s leadership role at Aion has provided him with a thorough understanding of how to conduct a successful token bridge swap, having recently completed one. …
Ally Beta V.2.0, with over 150K users, is now fully decentralized on our LUNA TestNet and nodes.
For a sneak peek of the new P2P SKM crypto transfers within the Ally, keep scrolling.
87 millions Facebook user were affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.
Up to 70 million Telegram accounts were hacked, revealing users personal phone numbers.
A backdoor into group chats revealed WhatsApp’s data encryption is not as secure as we thought.
The Chinese government actively censors conversations on WeChat.
Oppression. Censorship. Surveillance. Exploitation. What do those words mean to you?
To us, they mean powerful national governments and humongous tech companies putting their interests above yours.
All of these messaging applications WhatsApp, Facebook, Telegram, Kakao, WeChat and more, are built using one centralized server that hosts user data. …