International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Information Technology | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


Decentralization of Social Networks Using Blockchain: A Review

Lareb Shaikh | Ayesha Bi Khan


Abstract: Online Social Networks (OSNs) have turn out to be one of the most famous applications of the everyday existence of users in the worldwide. Today the variety of Social Media customers is about three billion, and this vogue increases year per year with high influence on the privacy issue. During the ultimate years, decentralization of social services has been viewed a big possibility to overcome the primary issues in OSNs. Blockchain technology represents nowadays the most typical decentralized technique, which has been taken into account to enhance the new era of decentralized social platforms. Nevertheless, the real benefit of the introduction of blockchain technology in actual social platforms is nevertheless unknown. In this paper we advocate an overview of the principal Blockchain-based Online Social Media platforms. We describe in detail these structures by highlighting the major aspects and offerings they offer, but additionally the frequent drawbacks of these platforms.


Keywords: Blockchain, Consensus Mechanism, Distributed ledger, Security, OSN


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 111 - 121


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