In this regard, the CEO of Discord He assured that they will first focus on addressing the problems most present in the service, such as spam and Phishing. He also clarified that the capture shared days ago was just a sketch.
Jason Citron, Founder and CEO of Discord, apparently put on hold the company’s alleged plans to integrate its messaging application / service with the network of Ethereum.
There are no plans to integrate Discord with Ethereum
Originally the first rumors about the integration of Discord with the network of Ethereum arose from a message posted by Citron on his account Twitter, where he shared a capture in which the interface of the messaging service and the option to link said network was seen. It was also possible to appreciate that there would be the possibility of connecting purses such as MetaMask and WalletConnect.
However, it was Citron himself who clarified that Discord “has no current plans”To integrate the aforementioned products into your messaging service. In this regard, he wrote in a message the following:
Thank you all for all the perspectives. We have no current plans to ship this concept internally. For now, we are focused on protecting users from spam, scams, and fraud. Web3 has many good things, but also many problems that we must solve at our scale. More details soon ”.
Thanks for all the perspectives everyone. We have no current plans to ship this internal concept. For now we’re focused on protecting users from spam, scams and fraud. Web3 has lots of good but also lots of problems we need to work through at our scale. More soon.
– Jason Citron (@jasoncitron) November 11, 2021
Clearing up the misunderstanding
In relation to the shared capture in your account Twitter where the integration of Discord with the network of Ethereum, Citron clarified that it corresponded to a project of the week of hacking for the community, so they were not short or medium-term plans for the messaging service.
The capture at the time generated many reactions in the community, but those that pointed out that Discord it was currently heavily affected by spam problems and scams of the type Phishing. As such, much of the criticism pointed to user concerns about the proliferation of these problems once there was support for the network of Ethereum, which implied the management of crypto capital from within the product.
However, the fact that this is a sketch plan also confirms the fact that the team of Discord if you have been thinking and exploring the best way to integrate your service with technology Blockchain. Let us remember that recently a survey was also launched in Twitter where app users were asked their opinion about Web3 and the NFT.
– Jason Scott (@textfiles) November 8, 2021