In recent times there has been a lot of data leaks and privacy issues, where big centralized companies sell your private data to advertisers and data brokers, compromising your privacy and security. Though, there are some encrypted applications available to communicate privately. Your data is still being dealt with a single vendor which still can cause various problems in case their servers are hacked, blocked or having a downtime.
Skrumble is blockchain’s answer to this problem. The blockchain based application is a fully secure and distributed way of communication. Users can chat, call, video call and even make financial transactions over the network, staying anonymous and without having to share their data unwillingly. We recently got a chance to talk with the team of Skrumble and ask them a few questions about the upcoming crypto company’s goals and targets.
- 1 Q1. What is Skrumble and what is your vision?
- 2 Q2. Why did you start Skrumble, what problem are you solving?
- 3 Q3. What biggest problem that you faced as a crypto startup?
- 4 Q4. Your Thoughts on blockchain?
- 5 Q5. Is this the first company that you have been part of? If not, how is a crypto company different than other traditional startups?
- 6 Conclusion
Q1. What is Skrumble and what is your vision?
With Skrumble Network, we’re currently in the process of building a completely decentralized social media communication application. Incorporating the traditional messaging, audio and video calling for peer-to-peer and groups, it will also include the ability to send cryptocurrencies in-app, and more. It is Skrumble Network’s mission to innovate methods of communication and create opportunities for people to connect globally on the most secure networks possible, which is why we’ll also be building our very own blockchain that is uniquely optimized for communication connections and transactions and cannot be blocked by any firewall.
Q2. Why did you start Skrumble, what problem are you solving?
Originating from the idea that people should own their data and not a centralized ledger keeper like Facebook, WhatsApp, etc., just waiting for the next hack, we’re giving users back ownership of their data and the freedom to communicate without feeling concerned with intermediaries and unknown third parties having access to their private information.
With everything happening right now with the massive 87 million Facebook user data leak, Telegram being banned in multiple countries like Russia and Iran and also being hacked, a back door being found in WhatsApp’s encrypted group chats, and WeChat censoring conversations, there is no better time for us to drop the middle entities and centralized server hosts who are constantly manipulating our data.
Q3. What biggest problem that you faced as a crypto startup?
Users using Skrumble’s name to scam community members, as we try to be as transparent as possible.
Note from TCS: There are a lot of scams going on the crypto space. Please do not trust anyone and do not visit un-trustworthy urls without doing thorough research.
Q4. Your Thoughts on blockchain?
Due to the rise of blockchain and the new decentralized paradigm, it was essential for us to explore the possibilities of using this technology to demonstrate how decentralized networks have the power to be the catalyst for data privacy and to help us truly democratize communication on a global scale.
Q5. Is this the first company that you have been part of? If not, how is a crypto company different than other traditional startups?
Skrumble was founded by Eric Lifson and David Lifson (the creator of the pre-paid cellphone as well as the pre-paid phone card) in 2014. Skrumble Network is going to be separate from our Skrumble offerings because it’s not just focused on enhancing the communication practices of businesses and enterprise clients. Skrumble Network is for everyone who feels an inherent need to connect. Our users desire a secure community where they can feel comfortable enough sharing their personal data and won’t need to worry about who else has access to it, because no one else will.
It is different from other projects when it comes to legality and trying to be a proper influencer in the space, as well as maintain a certain degree of secrecy when it comes to sensitive material. The community is very curious!
Overall, Skrumble network looks like a very strong project with a great team. The company is already making deals with big companies like Hitachi. We recommend you to keep an eye on the Skrumble and also DYOR on the SKM token. If you want to know about the details of the project, or considering to invest in it. We highly recommend you to read their whitepaper first.