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  • Why you shouldn't keep your cryptocurrencies in an exchange?
    by /u/hex_peson on February 4, 2023 at 8:36 am

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  • The story about the Twitter user that woke up after a coma and found out he lost all his money in FTX was fake and an attempt to bring attention to scams (feat. Reddit Detectives & Bitboy)
    by /u/Beyonderr on February 4, 2023 at 8:12 am

    About a month ago there was a story about Little Shapes, a Twitter user that mostly posts about NFTs and particularly his project called Little Shapes. On 29 December 2022, Little Shapes posted for the first time after many months of inactivity since 24 June 2022. Little Shapes claimed that he had been in a coma for 5 months and woke up three weeks before sharing the story. This story was first shared here in the subreddit on 29 December (3.3k upvotes) and an update on the story was posted on 18 January (1.5k upvotes). A lot of people were critical of the story here, especially because the story just kept getting weirder and weirder. In the last update, it was shared that his wife left him after supposedly cheating on him with a friend from the NFT space, and that Little Shapes was on a quest of vengeance to expose how bad the NFT scene truly is. The story was also reported on by several news agencies, like The Chainsaw. https://preview.redd.it/yqhpkj16o4ga1.png?width=702&format=png&auto=webp&s=0096b5e53277ca83fdc1915c49606cca79490ab5 After the last update - the posts were getting weirder and weirder (and Bitboy liked this) After this update, the updates on Twitter by Little Shapes just kept getting weirder and weirder. An example: https://preview.redd.it/2bhzaceso4ga1.png?width=647&format=png&auto=webp&s=93fbf740df91a386f0088989fabec3fa968db291 Of course, Bitboy loved the idea of a crazy conspiracy and wanted to have a chat. https://preview.redd.it/341zc3vwo4ga1.png?width=828&format=png&auto=webp&s=b1535165f012bbb9e1150fbeb0a86e65f4d1373e This story was a "social experiment" to expose NFT botnets Now, the person behind Little Shapes finally admitted that "Little Shapes was a social experiment” and shared a link to a 158-page document. In this 158 document, the team behind Little Shapes alleged that NFT scammers utilized bot networks to rug-pull "$200 million+ out of the ecosystem.” ​ https://preview.redd.it/wjx2z0vjp4ga1.png?width=522&format=png&auto=webp&s=0233931510267c2f74aac096e4b2fd9871b5815b Also, the people behind Little Shapes revealed that the project was a social experiment designed to shed light on this network of NFT scams. His reasononing was that he “needed a story that sells to make sure no one would ignore a story that hurts." So, congratulations to all the detectives on this subreddit who noticed some weird things about the story and predicted it was fake. You did good! Shoutouts to some of the Reddit Detectives: Post 1 https://preview.redd.it/j29jz1rlq4ga1.png?width=880&format=png&auto=webp&s=9355c0c776438027ec92937346403d4051fe6246 https://preview.redd.it/pycgvu8bq4ga1.png?width=850&format=png&auto=webp&s=7ae7485917bfa2b81ad3231d84429c6d555b21c6 Post 2 https://preview.redd.it/kx085jodq4ga1.png?width=843&format=png&auto=webp&s=2b3883219e9f2c3ca2f1220e5f0ee0d0247bf23e https://preview.redd.it/kiaentiiq4ga1.png?width=776&format=png&auto=webp&s=c235adc781d7ca374fa01a8a014bf7e1e52517c5 submitted by /u/Beyonderr [link] [comments]

  • The White House Is Concerned About Crypto..
    by /u/Snoo_92843 on February 4, 2023 at 7:39 am

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  • Australian Government Releases First Steps To Regulate Crypto And Bitcoin | Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
    by /u/Harold838383 on February 4, 2023 at 6:34 am

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  • FBI seizes $100K in NFTs and 86.5 ETH from scammer following ZachXBT investigation
    by /u/jhutto2 on February 4, 2023 at 2:42 am

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  • The bullish case for Reddit avatars with NFL drop imminent
    by /u/bingorunner on February 4, 2023 at 1:41 am

    The upcoming NFL/Super Bowl avatars represent another big investment for Reddit. You can’t even say Super Bowl these days without permission - radio and tv hosts etc literally have to say “the big game” as Super Bowl is a trademarked phrase of the NFL: Without express written permission from the NFL and/or the teams involved, you may not use the following, or related protected words or logos, in marketing or promotions, whether on-air, in print, online, or otherwise: “Super Bowl” “Super Sunday” The Super Bowl logo. Reddit has clearly invested millions into the licensing of this next avatar drop in partnering with the NFL. This is on top of their recent Reddit Cup (edit - not sure if that one was actually affiliated/using FIFA trademarks or not) avatar drops - both of which were/are free to users. The Reddit team is serious about building the avatar ecosystem and is showing it with these investments. At some point in the near-ish future Reddit will launch an avatar storefront - you’ll be able to buy and sell your avatars from other users, and of course a percentage of sales will go back to Reddit. This will make sales way more accessible to the average Reddit user who doesn’t want to use a third party marketplace or separate crypto wallet to engage with avatars. The ecosystem for avatars is growing and Reddit is investing heavily into them. They’re fun to mix and match (even if you just use the free ones, but there are some really slick looks among users with premium ones to combine). And we may be sliding out from a bear market. The future for Reddit avatars is bright. Good luck to everyone in the NFL drop, whenever it is - hope you get a low mint number! submitted by /u/bingorunner [link] [comments]

  • Crypto.com & CRO is proof on why marketing is so important.
    by /u/PUMPSII on February 4, 2023 at 12:25 am

    CRO has received a lot of criticism over the months and years in here. Some argued it didn’t have use cases, was just a copy of binances coin, or people were honestly flat out ridiculed for having CRO as part of there portfolio. However crypto.com have gone on the most aggressive marketing campaign I have ever seen. Sponsoring major sports like the f1, obviously getting the naming rights to the staples center & having big names such as Matt Damon promoting it. Not only that they will be advertising heavily for the Super Bowl tomorrow which I’m sure is going to drum up a lot of interest. They have been extremely successful in literally shoving it in everyone’s faces and getting everyone to take notice. This is what undervalued and forgotten projects need. Now they have cut there earning rates with a lot of there tokens. Some may hate this but I believe it is a very smart move. You don’t want to be the next company that goes insolvent because of the greedy interest rates exposing yourself to potential margin calls or liquidations. Love or hate CRO it has also been fantastic for crypto exposure and adoption. Congratulations to all the CRO hodlers out there hope you guys are on your way to millionaires 😊🚀 What do you guys think could be the next coin or group that could do something like this? Cheers legends 🙂 submitted by /u/PUMPSII [link] [comments]

  • Daily General Discussion - February 4, 2023 (GMT+0)
    by /u/CryptoDaily- on February 4, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Welcome to the Daily General Discussion thread. Please read the disclaimer and rules before participating.   Disclaimer: Consider all information posted here with several liberal heaps of salt, and always cross check any information you may read on this thread with known sources. Any trade information posted in this open thread may be highly misleading, and could be an attempt to manipulate new readers by known "pump and dump (PnD) groups" for their own profit. BEWARE of such practices and exercise utmost caution before acting on any trade tip mentioned here. Please be careful about what information you share and the actions you take. Do not share the amounts of your portfolios (why not just share percentage?). Do not share your private keys or wallet seed. Use strong, non-SMS 2FA if possible. Beware of scammers and be smart. Do not invest more than you can afford to lose, and do not fall for pyramid schemes, promises of unrealistic returns (get-rich-quick schemes), and other common scams.   Rules: All sub rules apply in this thread. The prior exemption for karma and age requirements is no longer in effect. Discussion topics must be related to cryptocurrency. Behave with civility and politeness. Do not use offensive, racist or homophobic language. Comments will be sorted by newest first.   Useful Links: Beginner Resources Intro to r/Cryptocurrency MOONs 🌔 MOONs Wiki Page r/CryptoCurrency Discord r/CryptoCurrencyMemes Prior Daily Discussions - (Link fixed.) r/CryptoCurrencyMeta - Join in on all meta discussions regarding r/CryptoCurrency whether it be moon distributions or governance.   Finding Other Discussion Threads Follow a mod account below to be notified in your home feed when the latest r/CC discussion thread of your interest is posted. u/CryptoDaily- — Posts the Daily General Discussion threads. u/CryptoSkeptics — Posts the Monthly Skeptics Discussion threads. u/CryptoOptimists- — Posts the Monthly Optimists Discussion threads. u/CryptoNewsUpdates — Posts the Monthly News Summary threads. submitted by /u/CryptoDaily- [link] [comments]

  • Tesla's bitcoin fell $1.8B in value as Musk called crypto a 'sideshow'
    by /u/Dragon6_ on February 3, 2023 at 11:28 pm

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  • Coinbase Stock Popped 26% After Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed
    by /u/fremanfed on February 3, 2023 at 11:07 pm

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