Minds is an open source and distributed social networking service, integrating the block-chain to reward the community with Ethereum ERC-20 tokens for various contributions to the network. Users can use their tokens to promote their content or to crowdfund and tip other users by subscribing to them monthly in exchange for exclusive content and services.
DATE ESTABLISHED: 2015
HEADQUARTERS: Wilton, Connecticut
Bill Ottman, Founder & CEO
John Ottman, Co-Founder & Chairman
Mark Harding, Co-Founder & CTO
REGISTRATION: Required to post, follow, or be followed; Anonymous registration allowed
Minds has become popular for its commitment to privacy, decentralisation, optional anonymity, radical transparency, free speech, and user rewards in contrast to the surveillance, secrecy, censorship, and algorithm manipulation occurring on many proprietary social networks.
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