Important facts:
  • Project groups like Monero, EOS and Litecoin have lost more than 50% of their members.

  • The Ripple and EOS groups finally had more than 50,000 members in the telegram.

The popularity of cryptocurrency projects appears to be declining. At least, that’s the case with the telegram messaging network, where groups associated with this type of project have seen a significant drop in membership.

This shows a list published by the Bitcoiner on Twitter @Aztek_btc. The comparison presented in this list contrasts the number of members of different groups in June 2018, November 2019 and today – April 2020.

The list It includes groups of cryptocurrency projects that rank in the top 20 based on their market capitalization. Among them, Litecoin (LTC) stands out, its group rose from more than 32,000 members in June 2018 to just over 10,000 today. Overall, the decline in this group was more than 67% during this period.

Two other groups that have lost more than 20,000 members in just over two years. In the case of EOS, the group had more than 55,000 registered users and now has only 23,483. The Ripple group has now lost more than 30,000 subscribers; from 64,525 to 23,399, according to the list from @Aztek_btc.

In percentage terms, the groups with the highest drop in subscribers are among the trade. Exactly the list shows the cryptocurrency merchant groups @coinfarm, @thecoinfarm and @Whaleclub with a user loss of more than 70%.

The Whaleclub, CoinFarm and TheCoinFarm groups have lost most of their members and overcome the resignation of more than 70,000 contacts. Source: @Aztek_BTC

Other projects on the list include Monero, Sia, Ethereum Classic, Stellar Lumens and Decred. The latter recorded the lowest percentage decline, with 26.13% less between 2018 and today.

However, under the comments on the tweet Some of the positions contradict the data given in this list. For example, the CEO of Atomic Wallet, Konstantin Gladych, allegedly This is following some groups in this messaging network and has increased in cases like Cardano or Tezos.

Social networks, censorship and cryptocurrencies

In social networks and search engines, the reality of the content associated with the world of cryptocurrencies is not the same. While interest in telegram seems to be waning, it is already tight cut in half Bitcoin has peaked in global Google search.

On the other hand, YouTube is continuing its campaign to remove accounts that are intended for content creation via cryptocurrencies. The most recent cases are those of the market analyst Tone Vays and the education account BTC Sessions. reported on CryptoNews this Friday.

In the meantime, the cryptocurrency enthusiast community on Twitter has taken a stand against the latest updates to this network’s privacy policy. With these changes, Twitter eliminated the option that users could use to avoid selling their data through the platform.


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