Web3 has emerged as a comprehensive concept representing the aspiration for a revamped and improved internet. Fundamentally, Web3 leverages blockchains, cryptocurrencies, and NFTs to empower users with ownership. A tweet from 2020 aptly summarized it: Web1 was a one-way street, Web2 allowed interaction, and Web3 promises interaction with true ownership.
A blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions. It is constantly growing as “completed” blocks are added to it with a new set of recordings. Each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, a timestamp, and transaction data.
A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of this security feature. A defining feature of a cryptocurrency, and arguably its biggest allure, is its organic nature; it is not issued by any central authority, rendering it theoretically immune to government interference or manipulation.
An NFT is a non-fungible token, which means it is a digital asset that is not interchangeable with other digital assets. NFTs are unique and can represent anything from digital art to in-game items. NFTs are frequently used to uniquely identify a product or brand.
There are many benefits to owning an NFT. The first benefit is that you can be sure of the authenticity of the item that is supplied. You will receive evident proof of ownership and they cannot be circulated among multiple owners. Other benefits include varying degrees of rarity and transferability and the new creation of economic growth opportunities.
DeFi development is a growing element in the financial system. It enables people to access functions such as borrowing, lending, investment, trading, and risk management. Financial processes will become more efficient through an automation system using smart contracts. Contact us today so we can help you with your next decentralised finance project.
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Web3 wallets are designed for interacting with Web3 applications / blockchains - MetaMask is a self-custodial wallet (that means you have complete ownership). It provides a simple way to access blockchain applications and other web3 technologies. Enabling you to buy, store, send and swap tokens or explore blockchain apps.
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