Photo of social network homepages on a monitor. Billionaire real estate mogul Frank McCourt is investing in Project Liberty, which aims to put internet users’ social graphs on blockchain, allowing them to easily hop between different social networks. Photo: Shutterstock Photo of social network homepages on a monitor. Billionaire real estate mogul Frank McCourt is investing in Project Liberty, which aims to put internet users’ social graphs on blockchain, allowing them to easily hop between different social networks. Photo: Shutterstock
Photo of social network homepages on a monitor. Billionaire real estate mogul Frank McCourt is investing in Project Liberty, which aims to put internet users’ social graphs on blockchain, allowing them to easily hop between different social networks. Photo: Shutterstock
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Facebook on blockchain? A real estate mogul is pouring US$100 million into decentralising social media

  • Frank McCourt, former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is investing in Project Liberty to create the Decentralised Social Networking Protocol
  • The idea, similar to one endorsed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, is to increase social media competition by making it easy for users to hop between services

Topic |   Social media
Photo of social network homepages on a monitor. Billionaire real estate mogul Frank McCourt is investing in Project Liberty, which aims to put internet users’ social graphs on blockchain, allowing them to easily hop between different social networks. Photo: Shutterstock Photo of social network homepages on a monitor. Billionaire real estate mogul Frank McCourt is investing in Project Liberty, which aims to put internet users’ social graphs on blockchain, allowing them to easily hop between different social networks. Photo: Shutterstock
Photo of social network homepages on a monitor. Billionaire real estate mogul Frank McCourt is investing in Project Liberty, which aims to put internet users’ social graphs on blockchain, allowing them to easily hop between different social networks. Photo: Shutterstock
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