Tipping the Scales – Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

Is it a bold new play by the world’s largest social media platform or a last bid attempt for Facebook to regain trust after the loss of faith of millions of users after the past few years of data mismanagement?  Whatever the case, on Tuesday 18 June 2019, Facebook published a whitepaper for its new global digital currency Libra. So what is Libra? And what could be motivating the tech titan to move into cryptocurrency? Moreover do its proposals stack up with traditional notions of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology? And most importantly… do we want private companies having so much access to our data whilst also controlling our finances? Continue reading “Tipping the Scales – Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency”

Payments with Seed on LiveTree

Seed (SED) is a cryptocurrency created by the LiveTree team in early 2018. Seed tokens can be used throughout the LiveTree platform for a wide range of functions such as payments, voting, rewards and referrals! LiveTree TV users can pay their monthly subscriptions with Seed tokens at a valuation of one Seed to one US dollar. Crucially, Seed tokens are used to back new projects. LiveTree users can put as many Seed tokens as they like into individual projects or an entire catalogue presented by a community. The project’s revenues are then converted into Seed and distributed proportionally to all of its backers. Continue reading “Payments with Seed on LiveTree”

LiveTree Rooms

We believe that social interaction and movies go hand in hand. On LiveTree, users will form communities where you can interact with each other and your friends, share content and vote on what you want to see next. LiveTree Rooms will gather an addressable user base around a shared taste, genre, producer, subculture or even just your friends watching a film together. The LiveTree system will support our independent and mainstream content producers to provide an addressable user base of dedicated fans. Request access to become part of the future of entertainment! Continue reading “LiveTree Rooms”