Social market Friendzone begins working at this time on the Polygon PoS blockchain and plans to increase to Polygon zkEVM, a distinct blockchain by Polygon builders, later.
“Friendzone is a brand new social platform with two most important components,” CEO and co-founder Kevin Lu stated in a message to CoinDesk. “The floor half is user-friendly and lets folks handle their social connections and actions. The deeper half, referred to as LayerSocial, permits builders to create new apps that use the platform’s social connections and knowledge.”
Registered customers surged greater than 600% from December to January, and there have been 10,000 accomplished person quests, or actions, in January alone. The pre-launch progressive internet app was initially open solely to Friendzone’s community of companions, buyers and in-person occasion attendees for early sign-ups. It claims to have seen over 3,000 registrations.
Introduction of the app, which makes use of real-time adaptive pricing and reward distribution to construct on-line communities, follows August’s launch of Pal.Tech. That drew big hype and volumes for permitting influencers to monetize networks utilizing a chatroom-like service. The hype fizzled out within the months following, with the person base falling greater than 90% from its lifetime peak. Stars Area, likewise, was launched with huge hype solely to later peter out.
Earlier than the launch, Friendzone was not primarily based on any blockchain. “Our pre-launch app is off-chain, and is designed to allow early registrations and social engagement,” Lu stated.
Friendzone was constructed by early staff members from Band Protocol, Synthetix and Koinly.
“Friendzone is a spot the place folks can join and use varied apps, and it’ll begin working with different apps this yr to make its personal app ecosystem develop,” Lu added.