Tech publication HackerNoon has announced Web3 Login via Metamask for its over 200 million readers and independent tech contributors.
Edwards, Col., April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Technology Publishing Company HackerMidiwhich has registered over 200 million readers since its inception in 2016, announced support for Web3 login through MetaMask.
Readers and freelance tech contributors can now log in to write stories, subscribe to topics, enter contests, or just read stories without using Web2 technologies such as Google or Facebook logins.
By becoming the first major publication to deploy Web3 logins for all users, HackerNoon implemented its planned implementation of Web3 and enabled millions of people around the world to make their first interaction with decentralized technologies. Anyone can now log into their account with only their Metamask wallet.
“Identity on the Internet! 1.0 is email, 2.0 is social media, and 3.0 is digital wallet,” the CEO of HackerNoon wrote. David Smoke in a HackerNoon comment. “Really exciting for readers, writers and sponsors to be able to use everything HackerNoon has to offer with just a 3.0 identity if they prefer. Or simply connect their wallets to their existing accounts in order to accept writing contest winnings and earn NFTs.”
By publishing tens of thousands of stories on the future of technologyHackerNoon is used to publishing the intricacies of emerging technologies web3 technology As block chain, cryptocurrencyand bitcoins.
Now any user with a MetaMask wallet can use it to log into HackerNoon. It is not just an ETH connection, it also supports connection via any blockchain network supported by Metamask. The HackerNoon’s post reads “You can link your Metamask, Polygon or any other wallet you use to store your crypto! If it can hold Ethereum, Polygon, Chainlink or USDC, it will work on HackerNoon!”
All users can add their ETH wallet addresses to their accounts and use them to log in, completely eliminating the need for email signups or Google authentication. This provides top-notch privacy and allows anonymous teams to post updates and share opinions without doxxing each other. With an ETH wallet as HackerNoon ID, anonymous teams can prove who they are without having to explicitly disclose their identity.
The Web3 connection is just the first step in HackerNoon’s planned rollout of several decentralization initiatives in 2022 and 2023.
More Writing Contests About – and Payments Powered by – Web3
HackerNoon starting writing contest with a combined prize pool of over $144,000 (so far) in rewards so far. Many topics focus on cryptography: #decentralized-internet, #web3#blockchain etc. The next step is to start rewarding winners directly in the wallet addresses linked to the winning handles.
This would not only help users get used to owning crypto, but also put an end to the shady practice of imposters trying to claim a winner’s prize. From a monetary perspective, sending crypto across borders has been cheaper than wiring FIAT money.
More NFT in the form of badges and rewards to come
Additionally, commemorative NFTs were airdropped directly into The 2021 Noonies winners’ wallets linked to their handles HackerNoon. Community voting leads HackerNoon to award NFTs to underrated internet pioneers.
Learn more about Voting site Noonies.Tech.
HackerNoon is designed for technologists to read, write and publish. We are an open, international community of over 32,000 contributing writers publishing stories and have historically served free tech stories to over 200 million beautiful humans on planet Earth! Founded in 2016, HackerNoon is an independent technology publishing platform led by David Smoke and Linh Dao Smoke. Get your tech story published today.
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