SoS Daily News : news about the State of Steem @ 22 January 2019

Leadership changes at Steemit Inc are the main story today.

Ned Scott has been named as Executive Chairman, and Elizabeth Powell has been appointed as Managing Director.

Planning for the Steem Alliance election meeting on Sunday is continuing.

A new Steem social media app for China, WhereIn, has been launched.


Steemit Inc Leadership Changes

Major changes in the leadership positions of Steemit Inc were announced yesterday.

The Board of Steemit Inc has named Ned Scott as Executive Chairman, and Elizabeth Powell as Managing Director, effective immediately.

On the appointment Executive Chairman Ned Scott said…

“This is the perfect time for Elizabeth to become Managing Director and help move the company forward with the speed required to capitalize on the opportunities in front of us. She has an incredible ability to inspire, energize and connect with the team, and will share those same values with the Steemit community. Elizabeth’s vision and execution track record is exactly what Steemit needs as we enter our next chapter.”

Elizabeth joined Steemit Inc in May 2018 as Head of Communications & Advocacy.

She is from Texas and since graduating in journalism from Texas A&M University has had a varied and successful 20+ year career in marketing and advertising across a range of different industry sectors.

The new MD describes her role…

We recently published our updated Mission, Vision and Values, as well as its roadmap focusing on increasing ad revenues, protecting STEEM assets’ value and cost reductions. My job is to execute the roadmap.

Elizabeth will be appearing along with Ned on the State of Steem Forum this Thursday at 8pm UTC on MSP Waves…

She will also be on the Rambling Radio Witness Chat hosted by @shadowspub on Wednesday at 5pm UTC.


The Steem Alliance – Election Meeting – Sunday 27 January

There will be a formal election meeting for the Steem Alliance Working Group members this coming Sunday. The meeting wil be held in the Steem Alliance Discord server at 1pm EST / 6pm UTC.

Full details are in this post…


WhereIn – a new lifestyle social media platform for China

A new Steem-based social media app called WhereIn is being developed to target the Chinese market.

WhereIn is available at http://www.wherein.io/ …


KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

(change on previous day in brackets // n/c = no change)

Steem price US$ 0.416 2019-01-23 05:26am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.966 2019-01-23 05:26am UTC
Market Cap US$ 127,568,329 2019-01-23 05:26am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #39 (+2) 2019-01-23 05:26am UTC
No. of Whales 37 (+1) 2019-01-21
No. of Orcas 319 (+1) 2019-01-21
No. of Dolphins 1977 (n/c) 2019-01-21
No. of Minnows 9107 (+3) 2019-01-21
Alexa rank (steemit.com) #4177 (-8) 2019-01-22 08:53pm UTC

Follow @penguinpablo for more statistics.

NEWS FROM STEEMIT INC

@steemitblog – Steemit, Inc. Leadership Changes

@elipowell – Meet Steemit, Inc.’s New Managing Director

@ned – The Guiding Mission, Vision and Values of Steemit, Inc

NEWS FROM THE STEEM ALLIANCE

@steemalliance – Update To Townhall Elections | What Exactly Is A “Working Group” And How Do We Nominate?

@steemalliance – Steem Alliance Working Group | Community Town Hall Elections Jan. 27th 1pm EST

@steemalliance – Final Dev Slack Transcript | New Open To The Public Home For Steem Alliance Group

@steemalliance / @krnel – Helping the Steem Alliance Get Started

@steemalliance / @tcpolymath – Some thoughts on starting a nonprofit

NEWS FROM THE WITNESSES

#1 @aggroed – Stars Align: seeking partners on a Foundation Design for the Steem ecosystem

#35 @blockbrothers / @exyle – Powerdown Statistics #2 – January 11th – January 22th

#41 @jackmiller – Bots: FACTS & FIGURES. (Part Three)

#42 @ocd-witness / @acidyo – Manual Curation History

#57 @holger80 – Witness update: new project steemrewarding.com

#66 @steemgigs / @surpassinggoogle – What Is The ‘#untalented’ Movement Are You Really Untalented?

#70 @steemcommunity / @abh12345 – Are you mainly voting your early friends and/or do you still look out for newer accounts?

#82 @ro-witness – @ro-witness Witness Update – Disclaimer on HF

#86 @krnel – Helping the Steem Alliance Get Started

#92 @bitrocker2020 – How to talk about about STEEM

#131 @dsound / @prc – DSound Community Update: Get ready for DSound Love Machine!

To keep up to date with more posts from witnesses follow @witnesspage …

NEWS FROM KEY PLAYERS & INFLUENCERS

@coingecko – Steem looks to be recovering back to $0.40!

@drutter – STEEM price breaking out as Samsung rumours are squashed

@fknmayhem – Combatting Bidbots by Embracing Not-for-Profit “Growth Bots”?

@lordbutterfly – Bithumb has resumed STEEM transfers today

@midlet – Doodle + Thoughts on @steemalliance

@organduo – It’s really difficult for me get whale’s attention

@riverflows – Why Steemit is a ‘Real’ Social Media (Posting about Steemit on Medium!)

@sisygoboom – How We Get Listed On Wirex Card

@steemmatt – Dear Everyone – We Are NOT Fish, We Are STEEMIANS – It’s Time To STOP Superficially Labeling And Judging Ourselves/Others Within A Fabricated Social Order

@surfermarly – The Truth About Communication Costs And Why Too Much Talk May Kill A Business

@tarazkp – Interface subscription and monetized metrics

@taskmaster4450 – Steemit: Showing Why We Need To Get Rid Of Private Companies

@taskmaster4450 – @actifit Doing It’s Part To Decentralize

@tcpolymath – Some thoughts on starting a nonprofit

@theycallmedan – 10k STEEM Delegation Poll

@theycallmedan – You Are 1% Of 1% Of 1%

NEWS FROM EVENTS & MEETUPS

APRIL 2019
@steemcampuk / @lloyddavis – SteemCampUK 2 is coming to Leicester
@steemcampuk / @shanibeer – SteemCampUK – Leicester

MAY 2019
@dtube.forum – Q & A – Your Questions & Our Answers about DTube Forum

DECEMBER 2019
@steemfiesta – SteemFIESTA 2019 – The First Five Days of DECEMBER – Summer in the South!

NEWS FROM DAPPS, APPS & DEVS

@actifit / @taskmaster4450 – @actifit Doing It’s Part To Decentralize

@appics / @sirwinchester – APPICS Update | Introducing Talented Users | Join the Testnet!

@dsound / @prc – DSound Community Update: Get ready for DSound Love Machine!

@magicdice / @runicar – Are You Earning MAGIC Tokens? I tried and failed miserably – Try for yourself at your own risk!

@partiko / @rosatravels – Partiko Mentors Program Begins

@spunkeemonkee / @dreemsteem – 5 days? only 5 dollars!

@wherein – WhereIn – A Steem-based lifestyle social media platform

If you want to check on progress of development on Steem, check out the GitHub here…

  • https://github.com/steemit/steem/branches

If you want to check on the current list of full API Nodes witness @holger80 provides this via @fullnodeupdate…

MEDIA COVERAGE OF STEEM & STEEMIT INC

Today’s Gazette – ORACLE, Steemit Already Partnered With Tron (TRX), But No One Is Talking About It

This is #51 (22 Jan ’19) of this daily news service.

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