Brave Software, the company behind the open source ad-blocking Brave browser and Basic Attention Token (BAT), has announced that the Brave browser has passed 3 million monthly active users in addition to making the top 10 ‘free communication apps’ list in 21 different countries on the Google Play Store.
We passed 3 million monthly active users and made the Top 10 list in 21 countries in the Play Store! 🔥 Thank you to all of our users for browsing with Brave! https://t.co/0YvaF64LYf pic.twitter.com/5xM4SuOtos
— Brave Software (@brave) July 12, 2018
In the announcement, the Brave team highlights the pace by which it is acquiring users around the world, noting its rankings in the “free communication apps” category in the Play Store.
This includes #8 in the U.S., #7 in Canada, #8 in France, #4 in Portugal, #6 in Spain, #5 in Ireland, as well as #3 in Indonesia, #7 in Singapore, #10 in South Korea, and #5 in Argentina.
According to Brave, there are currently over 18,000 Brave verified publishers, which includes over 4,500 websites and 13,500 YouTube and Twitch streamers. Brave made its first BAT payout to these publishes just last week, and is currently running a BAT referral and grant program to facilitate the adoption of its browser.
The price of BAT has been consolidating over the last three months, moving from around $0.227 to $0.265. The project now has a market cap of $265 million.
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Basic Attention Token (BAT), a decentralized, transparent digital ad exchange based on Ethereum Blockchain. To build this more efficient exchange, BAT created Brave, an open-source privacy-focused internet browser that contains a ledger system that anonymously captures user attention to accurately reward publishers with BAT tokens. Through their system, BAT offers a significant alternative for advertisers looking to improve their ROI with digital advertising campaigns while offering clear monetary incentives for both users and publishers. (more)
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