United States-based social media project, Narrative, has released a summary of the governing principles for its community and content standards. Narrative’s principles of community-based management, moderation, and content curation, also outlined in an August 2018 manifesto, are designed to set the stage for a social media platform that is run and managed by its own members.
Narrative has announced a new component to its rewards structure: the Electorate. The new incentive will reward participants for voting on various decisions that will shape its member-controlled ecosystem. Narrative is currently in Alpha and claims to be creating a new kind of social network that rewards its users for creating and moderating high-quality content.
On the 20th of September, 2018 (Thursday) from 11 am to 12 pm EDT, Narrative held a live Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) session. This article highlights some of the questions asked by members of the community as well as the answers provided by Narrative’s core team via their Reddit Channel during the AMA.
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We’ve seen whitepaper after whitepaper, interface scroll after scroll, but when was the last time you read an actual manifesto for blockchain? Narrative presents their tenets in their manifesto, outlining the problems with the current content industry and how their system, and decentralization in general, are beginning to revolutionize that.
Narrative has released an update to its project roadmap as it makes progress towards its beta release, scheduled for Q4 2018. Narrative aim to be the “World’s Public Journal” and describes itself as a “mashup between Medium, Instagram and Twitter, but with more focused subject-matter,” rewarding content creators, moderators and everyone who positively influences the quality of content.
Block Tribune discusses the future of online content and a world where people will be rewarded for quality. Narrative ($NRVE) is a content community that rewards creators, moderators and all who add value. User reputation and content ratings (not arbitrary algorithms) minimize the reach of low-quality content while rewarding the best content. The company recently unlocked its first 2,500 users in its alpha version.
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Narrative focuses on contributors, whom they call “Narrators,” who keep “journals” to tell their personal stories and share their thoughts. There is a structure in place where there are categories of content, which they call “Niches,” to help people find relevant topics. People curating these Niches also get token rewards for successfully keeping their Niche relevant and interesting.
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Summary of cryptocurrency startups hoping to disrupt the media business. All these companies are trying different things in the media / “content” ecosystem.
Narrative($NRVE), a content community where users rule and are
rewarded, announced today it has released early access to 2,500+ members in its alpha version. Early
access rounds for people in the waitlist “unlock” at key increments, at which time new members can claim
their handles, suggest and bid on niches and become eligible for Referral Rewards.
Narrative offers a platform where anyone can submit their content and have full control of their topic, style and volume of the content they post. However, while people are free to provide content on just about anything, Narrative ensures that the content can be read through by users of the platform in a safe manner.
One early-stage startup believes that, not only can the community of users in a social platform regulate and govern themselves, but they should be paid to do so, as well as to create the content that populates the platform. Narrative is a cryptocurrency-driven content and social platform that allows creators and users to get rewards for participating in the community.
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Ted O’Neill explains Narrative’s vision and goals. As the first true Content Economy, Narrative disrupts the traditional business model for social media networks.
The Narrative Network, an incentivized social media platform that rewards content creators and moderators, published its “Narrative @ Work” progress report, June 29. Chaucer is now open to the general public with the Claim Your Spot campaign. Chaucer registrations will unlock incrementally as the team works towards its beta release planned for Q4 2018.
An interview with Rosemary O’Neill, Co-Founder of Narrative Company. She has 20 years of leadership in the online community space as an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. Rosemary has been named one of the Top 100 community managers on Twitter by Little Bird. She is a recognized HR innovator, quoted by HuffPo, Fox & Friends, BBC, and NPR regarding unlimited PTO.
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This episode of Silicon Harbor Radio features Rosemary O’Neill, co-founder and co-CEO of Narrative Network. Rosemary talks about the fledgling blockchain venture and how her experience launching another venture led to Narrative.
Narrative is perhaps one of the most well-branded cryptocurrency project websites. It will act as a social media platform and content distribution network for content creators - which will to be home for long-form written content. Narrative closed its Initial Coin Offering already and are building the project.
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Narrative is a new decentralized social-media platform that looks to distribute network rewards amongst its users. The most distinguishing factor of the upcoming Narrative is the structure of “Niches” to determine the distribution of community rewards and incentivization. Niches are equivalent to sub-reddits and will be centered around a topic, person, company, and so on.
Narrative is a blockchain based content platform that rewards those who create good and non-abusive content with cryptocurrency and exposure. Thus, users see more positive, accurate content, and less negative,"bad egg" content by keeping these at the bottom of the feed.
Users don’t need to know anything about cryptocurrencies to take part, and can even choose to receive rewards from their earned tokens in fiat currency such as USD, rather than on existing tokens. Users make money from any contribution to the platform: writing posts and comments, posting images and monitoring content.
NOTE: this article was written prior to our switch to NEO and thus contains references to Ethereum that no long apply.
Today, social networks are run by monolithic corporations. These companies are the ones who make the decisions about the content posted on their network, and they pocket the revenues from the network’s activity. With Narrative, users are truly in control of the communities they help create. Narrative gives its user community an unprecedented level of control...
The Narrative platform will include three channels: a Personal Journal where writers create their own content, Niches were users create content and participate in discussions separated according to topic, and Brands where organizations create discussions and where brands owners decide who can post content.
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Other industry insiders agree. A rapid increase in price is not necessarily a sure sign of a bubble. Rather, rise price points may in fact represent adoption on a larger scale. Consider Ted O’Neill’s (Founder, Narrative Network) statement...
If we had gone with traditional VC funding, the company may have had strong capitalization, but the users would not have participated in or had the same level of impact on that value. By utilizing a Token Sale, we allow our future users to drive the value and participate in the success of the network. Since our network is all about user autonomy and rewarding active participants, a Token Sale perfectly aligns with the objectives of the project.
As the preeminent crypto brand, Bitcoin will continue to increase in value. We’ll see an increase in adoption of crypto in general, despite the churning regulatory environment. With Bitcoin futures being added to the CME, we should see more rapid adoption on the institutional side as well. Though of course there will be many ups and downs, I expect the value to double each of the next three years, and thus project a price of around $75,000 by the end of 2020. That would give Bitcoin a $1 trillion market capitalization.
Narrative, a company that wants to create a blockchain-powered content economy is about to raise funds through an Initial Coin Offering. What is interesting about is that they will be building their token on top of the NEO blockchain.
They have done this because they think that NEO, the Chinese Ethereum, would be a better long term fit for the platform. For example, there are lower transaction fees and a more flexible development environment with a quantum computing resistant protocol.
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