~100,000

Transactions/sec

$50m+

Paid to indie authors

1 m+

User accounts

3 sec

Confirmation time

THE FACTS

Hype aside; what can Steem really do?

100,000 TPS

The Graphene Blockchain protocol is capable of 100,000 transactions per second. Steem is built on an upgraded version called Chain Base.

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3 SEC BLOCK TIME

Steem's block confirmations happen in just under 3 seconds, making it way faster than Bitcoins, Ethereum and most cryptocurrencies.

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NO FEES

In addition to offering instant transactions, there is no fee on the Steem Blockchain, making it ideal for micro-payments.

NATIVE NAMESPACES

Tired of long random addresses? Steem lets you decide your own account name. Ours is @SteemBeginner!

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~ 20 SUCCESSFUL HFs

The Steem Blockchain has been through close to 20 successful hardforks and several softforks with no split!

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SMART MEDIA TOKENS

Coming early next year, Steem users would be able to issue and manage crypto-assets in the form of ICOs, tokenized assets and more.

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A few of the apps built on Steem

From video sharing sites to social interfaces to collaborations

Steem it!

Steem it is a social-themed content publishing blogging services for Steem account holders.

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D Tube

D Tube is a decentralized IPSF + Steem video hosting and sharing site. Its the first of its kind and one of the biggest.

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Utopian

Utopian is the world's first service that rewards open source contributors for their work with crypto-currency.

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Peer Query

Peer Query is a peer-to-peer collaboration site where users list, projects, assemble team and reward members for their contributions.

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"The social network doling out millions in ephemeral money"