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Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi) goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

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May 11, 2023

Despite complaints about privacy and exploitative revenue sharing, social media giants like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter still dominate the social media landscape after more than a decade


Why aren’t users and creators exploring other platforms? Well, they simply can’t since these giants own their data and audiences, and moving means losing all the progress they’ve built


In this Blockcrunch episode, Ryan Li, Co-Founder of CyberConnect, a decentralized social graph protocol trying to revolutionize the relationship between social media platforms and users, shares with us

  • Why Web 3 social graphs are necessary

  • Why you should switch over to Web 3 platforms

  • The future of social media

Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.




(00:00:00) – Introduction to CyberConnect

(00:03:48) – History of CyberConnect

(00:10:03) – Problems with Web 2 social platforms

(00:13:28) – What is a social graph

(00:16:00) – Incentives for building on CyberConnect

(00:19:47) – Better monetization for creators

(00:25:30) – Ownership and composability of data

(00:31:57) – Why not social tokens

(00:34:53) – Web 3 social graph landscape

(00:42:13) – Are social graphs competitive or complementary

(00:43:33) – CyberConnect’s monetization model

(00:46:18) – Convincing users to switch over from Web 2



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