Brave browser: gateway to web3

Privacy might be the biggest issue when it comes to the current structure of the internet. Web 2.0 is built around big centralized companies, such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, which get most of the traffic, but what is more important, gets most of the data.

This means that we are not in control of our digital footprint. Luckily, there are great tools like Brave Browser that help the average internet user to get more control over their data, and therefore, their privacy.

What makes Brave Browser so different to other browsers is how friendly it is to Web3 features.

First and foremost, it protects you from some of the worst of Web2. It has detailed options on how you want to be tracked (or not) on the internet, so you can block targeted ads or limit your digital footprint.

It also has an integrated crypto wallet called Brave Wallet, that enables users to login into any Web3 application.

And the IPFS support (Interplanetary File System) might be its coolest feature: it allows content creators to distribute their content through a decentralized network, rather than having to upload their content to a centralized server. The user can download the content using a content hash, known as content identifier (CID), which removes the need of a trusted 3rd party distributor.

We might just be on the brink of a massive Web3 adoption once and for all.

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