Steem is buzzing today with a significant price jump and big news from various dapps.
There are major updates from Reviewhunt, SteemPress and TravelFeed, as well as news from Steemleo and Leodex, a new Splinterlands show on MSP, an extension of How Steem Impacted My Life and a 3Speak fundraiser for Australia.
And there are additions to the new Diary Dates section as well as regular updates on the Steem Foundation and the Steem Proposal System...
1. STEEM price jumps
STEEM saw a dramatic jump in price of over 40% to as much as US$0.20 at one point today.
It is not clear what has caused the increase although @steemitqa spotted some good coverage in the crypto media that might have helped...
2. New Reviewhunt to launch on 29 January
Reviewhunt launched in beta in August last year. @steemhunt are now ready to bring it out of beta and will be introducing a whole new Reviewhunt on 29 January.
There will be major changes in the new Reviewhunt including one account for Hunters and Makers, quests replacing campaigns, a USD point-based reward unit system, and increased withdrawal options...
3. SteemPress Updates
@steempress has posted an update on recent developments including Google signup and login for guests, a profile settings dashboard, and an upcoming Community blog...
4. TravelFeed Developments & Vision
@travelfeed has added a new Table Of Contents Editor Block feature.
It has also outlined its vision for the TravelFeed platform...
5. New version of Leodex launching Monday
Investment tribe @steem.leo are launching version 3 of their successful Leodex exchange platform on Monday.
The new Leodex will include a long-awaited feature - Candlestick Charts, along with a new Services page and a new Leoswap page...
6. New Splinterlands Show on MSP Waves
@nealmcspadden is launching a new show on MSP-Waves later tonight (Sunday 3am - 4am UTC).
The Monster Maverick! show is about all things Splinterlands / @steemmonsters...
7. How Has Steem Impacted My Life Initiative
Full details are in his original post...
8. 3Speak Fundraiser for Australia
Following the recent devasting wildfires in Australia @threespeak has launched a charity initiative to raise funds for RFS (New South Wales Rural Fire Service) and WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service)...
Steem Foundation update
Their next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 22 January.
Steem Proposal System update
The Steem Proposal System (SPS) today has a daily funding budget available of approximately 2300 SBD.
There are now a record six proposals receiving funding from @yabapmatt (Steem Keychain), @thecryptodrive (Power Down reduction), @howo (SMT testing), @netuoso (Vessel Desktop Wallet), @anyx (API infrastructure) and @thecryptodrive again (SBD Potato Top Up).
These successful proposals are currently receiving a total of 696 SBD per day...
Dates for your Diary...
Thursday 30 January - Adelaide Monthly Steem Meetup
Organised by @mattclarke, 6pm local time at The Jade Monkey, Flinders Street, Central Business District, Adelaide.
Saturday 1 February - SPUD#10
The tenth monthly Steem Power Up Day organised by @streetstyle is coming up...
Friday 7 February - Steem Meetup Aachen #8
Organised by @detlev...
Saturday 25 April - SteemCampUK #3
Tuesday 23 June - Sunday 28 June - The BLOCK Party, USA
Friday 26 June - Sunday 28 June - JAHMFest2020, Jamaica
KEY DATA [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]
|Steem price||US$ 0.200||18 Jan '20 9.30pm UTC|
|CoinMarketCap Ranking||#67||18 Jan '20 9.30pm UTC|
|FCAS Score||725 / B||18 Jan '20 9.30pm UTC|
|SBD price||US$ 0.733||18 Jan '20 9.30pm UTC|
|No. of Whales||36||17 Jan '20|
|No. of Orcas||373||17 Jan '20|
|No. of Dolphins||2206||17 Jan '20|
|No. of Minnows||9290||17 Jan '20|
|Alexa rank (steemit.com)||#14,089||18 Jan '20 9.25pm UTC|
|Unique visitors (steemit.com)||235,885 / day||18 Jan '20 9.25pm UTC|
|Page views (steemit.com)||566,124 / day||18 Jan '20 9.25pm UTC|
This is #235 (18 Jan '20) of this daily news service.
[ graphics by @pennsif ]