Blockchain-based social network Steemit has revealed a rebrand and redesign of its website and mobile app ahead of its second annual SteemFest. Following the first event in Amsterdam las year, this year’s SteemFest will take in Lisbon with two conference days, multiple social events, a hackathon and other events. At SteemFest, the Steemit Team will discuss new open source software that is being released to improve the value and utility of the Steem Blockchain including AppBase, which will make the Steem blockchain a modular blockchain; Jussi, a caching layer that will sit between web interfaces and the Steem blockchain to simplify the process a large volume of API requests and a new mobile wallet amongst other things.
Ned Scott, CEO and Founder of Steemit, said: “We’ve experienced such incredible growth since or launch last year and the Steem Blockchain is now one of the most scalable and efficient blockchains in the industry. We are no longer the ‘new kid on the blockchain’ and the Steemit team has matured into an increasingly large, scalable and continuously hyperproductive organization. The new look and feel of our app and website are better for users and demonstrable signs of Steemit’s development since our inception.”