“Brave Rewards replaces Brave Payments with improved usability, more visibility, and new features. With this release, Brave Rewards enters beta. We look forward to getting your feedback on this redesigned approach.”Brave has recently reached a new milestone in which it has received over 10 million downloads as well as having over 4 million active monthly users. In the markets, BAT is currently priced at around $0.21 which is giving the project a $210 million market, making it the 41st biggest altcoin according to CoinMarketCap. The team at Brave announced back in March this year that they had the development timeline for the newly redesigned Brave 1.0 browser for desktop operating systems. It’s one that utilises Chromium’s native interface and that supports nearly all Chrome features and extension APIs. According to the Brave website:
Up to 50% of the average user’s mobile data is for ads and trackers, costing as much as $23 a month.
Ads use about 5 seconds of mobile load time on average.
Ads decrease phone battery life by as much as 21%.
Privacy is violated when large media sites host up to 70 trackers.
Malware (malvertisements, ransomware) is up 132% in one year.
- Google and Facebook take 73% of all ad dollars and 99% of all growth.
- Revenue is recently down 66%.
- Bots inflicted $7.2 billion in fraud last year.
- Over 600 million phones and desktops run ad-blocking.
- Publishers cannot seamlessly monetize value-added services.
- Advertisers lack good information on what they are paying for.
- Marketers are often fooled by bogus websites and bots that commit fraud.
- Targeting is poor, making users more likely to ignore ads.