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4 Challenges Facing the Adoption of Web3.

Web3 is the next generation of the internet and promises to drastically modify how we now access and utilize the World Wide Web. However, there are still challenges that we must resolve before web3’s widespread adoption.

Accessibility:
Moving from Web2 to Web3 projects that already exist is a challenge for many consumers. Many people may or may not be able to use specific Web3 projects, tokens, or Dapps, depending on their location, bank, and device type. In other words, entrance is restricted.

Asking people who are only familiar with using fiat for tokens and custodial services for crypto wallets is like asking those who are only familiar with swimming to leap into the deep end. This is not going to occur.

Usability:

I still remember how for a long time, I struggled with navigating Web3 Dapps. Sometimes, I had to watch numerous Youtube videos or read articles to grasp it finally.

In terms of user-friendliness, numerous Web3 initiatives fall short. Consider how most Instagram users can immediately navigate the website on their own. Contrast this with the number of first-time Opensea wallet users requesting support. One layout is intended to increase user involvement and happiness, whereas the other is not.

An improved user experience is likely to enhance Web3 adoption. Although it’s lovely to see so much effort put into developing decentralized products, it’s crucial not to overlook the significance of user experience.

Interoperability

Interoperability is a phrase used to explain the compatibility of different blockchain networks. Multiple Web3 efforts are now being developed on diverse blockchains. Users with assets on one blockchain are unlikely to want assets on another blockchain until it is possible to securely transfer assets between blockchains.

The bridges meant to connect the chains and facilitate cooperation have likewise failed. They are unsafe, slow, and unreliable, rendering them inaccessible to most people.

Scalability:

The inability of blockchains to scale has been frequently cited as a significant hurdle to the widespread adoption of Web3 technology. Unfortunately, a sustainable solution to the scalability trilemma of the blockchain has not yet been established. According to the scalability trilemma, a public blockchain can only fulfill two of the three essential features (security, decentralization, and scalability) simultaneously.

Numerous Web3 protocols put scalability ahead of security and decentralization, putting consumers at risk. As a result, these initiatives may be able to provide faster and less expensive transactions, but they ultimately return to a centralized approach. Numerous security vulnerabilities have resulted from the lack of decentralization in several Web3 technologies.

Conclusion:

This article aimed to examine many significant problems associated with Web3. There will be challenges in using Web3, but solutions are being created to help address them.

Web2 has its problems, but the more people worked to resolve them, the more individuals began to utilize them. The same will be true once developers and communities start tackling the problems associated with Web3 adoption.

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Abimbola Abe

Documenting my transition Journey into Web3 || Web3 enthusiast and digital marketer. Experienced community manager and writer.