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Shibarium Surges: SHIB Wallet Addresses Triple Overnight, Transactions Soar 700% to 584,796 – Shiba Inu Price at $0.0001?

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  • Within two days of becoming fully functional, Shibarium’s number of daily transactions doubled, and wallet addresses soared from just over 100,000 to more than 330,000.
  • Despite initial hiccups, Shibarium aims to offer enhanced speed and affordability for transactions while positioning itself as a game-changer for the metaverse and DeFi applications.

Unveiling the Potent Force of Shibarium

Eclipsing its nascent stages as a meme coin, Shiba Inu has unveiled its Ethereum layer-2 network, Shibarium, to palpable investor excitement. Designed as an evolutionary protocol atop the Ethereum blockchain, Shibarium purports to process transactions that are faster, cheaper, and yet maintain the robust security features of its Layer-1 foundation, Ethereum.

Bridging to Success: The Shibarium Phenomenon

“Bridging,” or the act of transferring assets from Ethereum (Layer-1) to Shibarium (Layer-2), achieved full functionality on August 28, 2023. Within a mere 48-hour timespan, the protocol recorded a meteoric rise in daily transactions and a tripling of wallet addresses—from a mere 100,000 to an astounding 330,000+. This astounding growth comes after the network overcame its initial growing pains, where it experienced 11 hours of sluggish transactions and had approximately $1.7 million of Ethereum stranded in transit.

Shibarium is not merely a faster highway for transactions; it also serves as an infrastructure platform that aims to revolutionize the metaverse and decentralized finance (DeFi) applications. The network has already undergone exhaustive testing involving a reported 21 million users and boasts sub-fractional transaction costs compared to competitors like Polygon.

Driving Factors: From Meme Coin to DeFi Dynamo

What is particularly noteworthy is Shibarium’s ambitious focus on the metaverse and gaming applications, envisaging itself as an effective settlement option for burgeoning DeFi platforms. In fact, its parent company has announced the much-anticipated launch of “Shib: The Metaverse” by the end of 2023.

Despite this remarkable progress, the Shibarium Bridge’s launch has not dramatically influenced the value of SHIB or its native token within the protocol, $BONE. SHIB only witnessed a modest 2.74% increase, and $BONE fluctuated negligibly. However, these numbers belie the underlying sentiment.

Large transactions involving Shiba Inu tokens have experienced a staggering 700% surge in just two days, accounting for a daily transaction volume of approximately 2.43 trillion SHIB tokens. This spike signifies renewed investor confidence and enthusiasm, corroborated by the impressive growth in the network’s addresses.

With its triumphant comeback and investor-friendly features, Shibarium showcases the latent potential of the Shiba Inu project far beyond its meme coin origins, cementing its emerging role as a pivotal player in the blockchain arena.

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Ralf
Ralf
Ralf Klein is a computer engineer specializing in database technology, and as such, he was immediately fascinated by the possibilities of blockchain when he first heard about it, especially since this distributed, tamper-proof technology can be the foundation for much more than just cryptocurrencies. At ETHNews, he translates the articles of his English-speaking colleagues for the German readers. Business Email: info@ethnews.com Phone: +49 160 92211628
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