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Introducing Brave - The Ultimate Crypto Web Browser | Posted 3 months ago
  Dear Crowdholders, Today we would like to introduce to you a Crypto project that has similar values and goals as Crowdholding - Let’s give a warm welcome to The Brave Browser.   The mission   Brave is on a mission to fix the web and wants to bring the power of choice back to the users. They believe that privacy and fast unobtrusive web browsing is your basic right as a citizen of the Digital world. Brave is much more than a browser, Brave is a new way of thinking about how the web works.   The problem   Currently, the web is bursting at the seams with advertisements and 3rd party trackers that follow you across the Web. All of this can be annoying, breaches your privacy and it also makes the websites load slower (which you might even see on your mobile data bill).   Benefits of the Brave browser.   Brave combats the problems above by: Having up to 8x faster loading times than Chrome or Safari. Allow you to save on your bill - no more mobile data charges for unwanted content like Ads, etc. Keep your privacy - Blocking unwanted ads and trackers by default, faster than any Browser extension. Earn rewards and give back to your favorite creators What are your impressions of the Brave initiative and mission? Have you used Brave before? If not, download it here and give it a go.   What’s coming next?   We’re planning big things for this campaign and for you to use Brave more and learn more about the benefits. So stay tuned for more tasks by following this project. There will be even some Brave specific content so we recommend you to start playing with it now.     We’re looking forward to bringing you more Brave content.    
Project: Brave | Rewards: 5000 YUP and 20.0 BAT
Brave Ads - Get paid for your attention [+ Survey] | Posted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Let’s talk about something controversial - Ads. Whether we like them or not, one thing is for sure, they enabled us to have free internet and access to many free products and services. However, Brave believes that the advertising model is broken and in dire need of change. So let’s talk about the way Brave is reinventing Ads. Brave Ads Old Advertising model works on you paying with your attention and your precious private data that are sent to advertisers.This is not the case with Brave Ads.   Brave Ads for users Respect your privacy by storing your private data in your Browser and you choose if you want to receive targeted (relevant) ads. In any case, your data is never shared with anyone and stays on your device. The ads are presented separately from your web content so you’re not disturbed by billion Ad banners that are just trying to distract you from the content you’re enjoying. You are in control of how many Ads you want to see and even when you want to see them. You get rewarded with 70% of the Ad revenue that is received from the Advertiser.   Brave Ads do not replace the current web Ads that are embedded in the content. These Ads are still blocked by Brave because they are intrusive to your web-browsing experience and your privacy.   Your task Fill in a short survey about Ads Answer the questions in the comments below What do you think of Ads in general? What do you like and don’t like about them? What do you think of the Brave ads model? What would you improve?   Rewards 100 Yups for filling the survey Rewards from upvotes for your comments   And if you haven’t yet, download Brave or learn more about it in our Introductory task.   Brave just launched their ad feature! You can check out their press release here.   Thank you for participating and good luck.
Project: Brave | Rewards: 10000 YUP and 20.0 BAT
Mad at ads? Be Brave and switch! | Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Hello Crowdholders! There has been a rather interesting turn of events in both Brave’s and Google’s development department that we think is worth your attention. Let’s kick things off with the changes Google is planning to implement. Under the guise of security improvement, Google is changing the API based upon which extensions receive web content. While a pretty noble concept, it also means that ad blockers are going to be affected. Many of the popular blockers, such as uBlock or Ghostery are depending on this API. While Adblock Plus is fine, it has an ad whitelisting option that companies can pay for to go around its blocking capabilities that Google seems fond of using. On the other hand, as per the previous task, Brave puts the ‘AD’ into ‘ADvance’, pushes privacy of its users above everything else and tries to make the ad-experience as painless as possible. Their new browser engine built in Rust is almost 70 times faster at ad blocking than ever before! It is ready to download via Brave’s dev channel and it also uses a newer and more effective ad blocking algorithm. Sometimes it feels quite creepy that the thing you were searching for is 5 minutes later promoted in ads. Luckily, with Brave browser on your side, you make those ads non-existent or receive BAT token for turning them on. Either way, it is your choice, as it should be. Questions for you: Do you use an adblocker on your default browser? What was the weirdest targeted ad that you have received? Did an ad ever made you go and buy the product? Still haven’t given Brave a try? Support CH and download it here.  We look forward to your thoughts! Cheers,  Crowdholding Team 
Project: Brave | Rewards: 7500 YUP and 30.0 BAT

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