Mask Network aims to bridge Web2 users to Web3. By bringing the amazing decentralized application ecosystem onto traditional social networks, the Mask extension provides a decentralized option for features that Web2 users are familiar with. Users could enjoy secure, decentralized social messaging, payment networks, file storage, and file sharing without leaving mainstream social media networks. Hence, users could get a glimpse of the magic of the Web3 world in an easy and effortless way.
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Mask Network products are currently available on Opera, Firefox, Chromium browsers, and iOS/Android devices. After several iterations, Mask Network products have different experiences on different OS devices.
- In addition to posting crypto tweets and easily viewing token price trends and project owner information, the browser plugin allows users to store and share files in a decentralized manner, set NFT avatars (no Twitter Blue subscription required), tip cryptocurrency to other users who have installed the Mask plugin and connected their wallets, and display on-chain information and NFT, POAP, etc. by recognizing the ENS filled in their Twitter profile. display
- On mobile devices such as iOS and Android, users can post encrypted messages more easily.
In August 2021, Mask Network launched the first phase of the SocialFi Alliance, where dApps such as dHEDGE and PoolTogether had already connected to the Mask plugin, allowing users to perform actions without leaving the Twitter stream page.
In addition, Mask Network team has built a decentralized open source identity protocol - Next.ID, which is a decentralized identity aggregator that’s building the base layer of identities. It takes a unique approach to decentralized identities by seamlessly integrating both Web2 and Web3 accounts, creating a highly interoperable layer where both coexist.
When first using Mask Network plugin, users will set up a decentralized identity - Persona. Just like setting up a new wallet, the Persona is generated with a corresponding private key and mnemonic. This Persona records information about the Web2 social accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Minds.com ......) and wallets connected to the user.