Reddit Chooses to Leverage Arbitrum’s Layer-2 Tech With Community Point ETH-B...

Reddit Chooses to Leverage Arbitrum’s Layer-2 Tech With Community Point ETH-B...

On July 22, developers working on the platform Reddit, the social news discussion aggregation forum, revealed that the team was scaling Reddit’s community points program with the Ethereum Layer-2 solution Arbitrum. Currently, Reddit developers are testing the community point tokens on top of the Rinkeby testnet and will migrate to the Ethereum mainnet after testing is complete. Reddit Leverages Ethereum-Compatible Layer-2 Scaling Solution Arbitrum Reddit developers detailed on Thursday that the programmers are planning to leverage the Layer-2 scaling solution Arbitrum, a....


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