Twitter account for popular blockchain game Splinterlands suspended without warning or explanation
On Wednesday morning, the official Splinterlands Twitter account was suddenly found in a state of suspension, banned from performing any actions on the social media platform. As a game that has primarily attracted players in the blockchain and crypto industry, Splinterlands has used its Twitter account to share game updates and resources with its community, many of whom are also active on the site, but also to reach new potential players and community members.
Splinterlands is built on Hive, the decentralized, censorship-resistant blockchain that also houses multiple platforms such as Peakd.com, a haven for bloggers who might otherwise be the targets of censorship on mainstream social media platforms. On the Hive blockchain, creators can share content for cryptocurrency rewards without an imminent threat of restriction. Every day, over 100 posts with Splinterlands content are created there, and many of them are shared on mainstream social media platforms such as Twitter.
“This will only help us grow,” says Dr Jesse Reich, co-founder and CEO of Splinterlands. “We are grateful to the community for spreading our messages of in-game asset ownership and economic freedom even when we are silenced ourselves.”
Due to the decentralized nature of the NFT game and its ecosystem, the Splinterlands community has rallied around the team, becoming even more active on Twitter than before and drawing attention to the unwarranted suspension. Members of the Hive blockchain community are no strangers to this type of censorship, and they are well-equipped not only to survive it, but also to use it as an opportunity to grow their platform and attract even more technology. ‘Warning. The Splinterlands team are working to resolve the Twitter issue as quickly as possible and plan to return to the platform eventually with greater engagement than before.
Founded in 2018, Splinterlands was the first digital collectible card game to use blockchain technology to turn its collectible cards into NFT assets owned by players. With recent back-to-back sales of NFT lands from its upcoming plot expansion and boosters from its latest set, Splinterlands has garnered a new wave of attention around the world. Additionally, the game plans to launch the release of a new Governance Token in July, which will provide Splinterlands players and collectors with additional rewards and the ability to have a say in many decisions about the future. Game.
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