53 min

Is friend.tech Good or Evil‪?‬ Bankless

    • Technology

Friend.tech has dominated the crypto landscape as of late and it’s now breaking out into multiple mainstream non-crypto audiences. Should we pat ourselves on the back? Or do we need to more carefully reflect on the consequences of this new financialized social application? 
Ryan and David give their raw thoughts on these questions and much more. 
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🏹 Airdrop Hunter is HERE, join your first HUNT today
https://bankless.cc/JoinYourFirstHUNT
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📣 SAFE CORE | Smart Wallet Infrastructure
https://safe.global/core
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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:
🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE
⁠https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2 ⁠
🦊METAMASK PORTFOLIO | MANAGE YOUR WEB3 EVERYTHING
⁠https://bankless.cc/MetaMask
⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALING ETHEREUM
⁠https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum  ⁠
🛞MANTLE | MODULAR LAYER 2 NETWORK
https://bankless.cc/Mantle ⁠
🦄UNISWAP | ON-CHAIN MARKETPLACE
⁠https://bankless.cc/uniswap 
👾STADER LABS | ETHX LIQUID STAKING
https://bankless.cc/Stader 
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TIMESTAMPS & RESOURCES
0:00 Intro
5:28 RSA’s survey 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1693799871197622344 
6:15 Sassal’s take
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1693803825747107973 
9:00 How friend.tech works
13:00 Is anyone using friend.tech?
https://imgur.com/uLOTIYB 
15:10 Non-crypto influencers using friend.tech
https://imgur.com/iq0lwlS 
https://www.bankless.com/can-friend-tech-go-mainstream 
17:00 Anti-friend.tech takes
https://twitter.com/AutismCapital/status/1693759402908815480 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1693977201618653260 
This is a glimpse of a brand new SocialFi stack!
https://twitter.com/nnnnicholas/status/1691591282395619686 
37:00 David’s friend.tech conclusion (as of today)
43:52 Market Maximization & Financialization  
45:31 Net Good vs. Net Bad? 
49:53 Meme of the episode
51:31 Sleeping Dragon
52:46 Closing & Disclosures 
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Not financial or tax advice. See our investment disclosures here:
https://www.bankless.com/disclosures ⁠ 

Friend.tech has dominated the crypto landscape as of late and it’s now breaking out into multiple mainstream non-crypto audiences. Should we pat ourselves on the back? Or do we need to more carefully reflect on the consequences of this new financialized social application? 
Ryan and David give their raw thoughts on these questions and much more. 
-----
🏹 Airdrop Hunter is HERE, join your first HUNT today
https://bankless.cc/JoinYourFirstHUNT
------
📣 SAFE CORE | Smart Wallet Infrastructure
https://safe.global/core
------
BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:
🐙KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE
⁠https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2 ⁠
🦊METAMASK PORTFOLIO | MANAGE YOUR WEB3 EVERYTHING
⁠https://bankless.cc/MetaMask
⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALING ETHEREUM
⁠https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum  ⁠
🛞MANTLE | MODULAR LAYER 2 NETWORK
https://bankless.cc/Mantle ⁠
🦄UNISWAP | ON-CHAIN MARKETPLACE
⁠https://bankless.cc/uniswap 
👾STADER LABS | ETHX LIQUID STAKING
https://bankless.cc/Stader 
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TIMESTAMPS & RESOURCES
0:00 Intro
5:28 RSA’s survey 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1693799871197622344 
6:15 Sassal’s take
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1693803825747107973 
9:00 How friend.tech works
13:00 Is anyone using friend.tech?
https://imgur.com/uLOTIYB 
15:10 Non-crypto influencers using friend.tech
https://imgur.com/iq0lwlS 
https://www.bankless.com/can-friend-tech-go-mainstream 
17:00 Anti-friend.tech takes
https://twitter.com/AutismCapital/status/1693759402908815480 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1693977201618653260 
This is a glimpse of a brand new SocialFi stack!
https://twitter.com/nnnnicholas/status/1691591282395619686 
37:00 David’s friend.tech conclusion (as of today)
43:52 Market Maximization & Financialization  
45:31 Net Good vs. Net Bad? 
49:53 Meme of the episode
51:31 Sleeping Dragon
52:46 Closing & Disclosures 
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Not financial or tax advice. See our investment disclosures here:
https://www.bankless.com/disclosures ⁠ 

53 min

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