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The IOTA protocol is a Distributed Ledger Technology developed by the IOTA Foundation. It is a next-generation technology designed from the ground up to be the data and value transfer layer for the Machine Economy.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about IOTA and what they use it for.
  • 🪙 Adding a 4th Coin 🪙
    IOTA. Fast, feeless, definitely a sleeper. Upcoming smart contracts availability, partnered with over 100 organizations, businesses, and governments (Jaguar, Dell, Bosch, to name a few). - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • 99% of the crypto market has 0 real life utility. Change my mind.
    IOTA isn't using a blockchain. They're a DLT solution that developed an alternative called "tangle". You'll find more useful information on their site on - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • How to stake Iota in an actual nutshell
    Well make sure that there is "" at the end of the website name which you are downloading it from. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Please List IOTA on Newton - I can help make it happen
    Hi Dustin, I am based in Toronto but closely connected with the IOTA Foundation in Berlin and am a leading member in the community - see my website at - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Help recovering IOTA from Light Wallet 2.5.3
    Download Firefly wallet from, follow the instructions to migrate your funds over. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • How to get a quick appreciation of the Iota Project
    Given the sudden rush of interest in Iota, this is an unashamed plug of as a quick way to get to know something about Iota and its ecosystem. The Iota website at is great but it can be a little confusing. On TangleDust you can see lots of those huge International projects that Iota are involved in, see Guides to running nodes, and even explanations of how Iota node addresses work.... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What exactly happened to MIOTA / IOTA, big fan of it. Any place I can follow for the latest news?
    The Discord channel, r/iota , and are my favourite news outlets for Iota. The Roadmap is also regularly updated, but take the ETAs with a grain of salt. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • IOTA named as one of 7 providers selected by EU to develop the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (ESBI)
    No faith necessary. Go spend some time on and read the documentation and blog. What they are doing is massive. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Can I get some feedback on CLI tool prototype?
    I need to learn Rust for my job and thought that a simple CLI tool would be a perfect start to building with it. The tool is called tio and it (atm) is a simple CLI for broadcasting and searching for messages on the IOTA Tangle. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Using a decentralised computing power network for Molecular Dynamics Simulations via a cryptocurrency. Thoughts?
    The protocol is called IOTA, would definitely check it out. Here’s their specific eHealth page. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Firefly Wallet Released
    Any good reason, at least as of now, still refers to Trinity as the main wallet? - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Why IOTA is for IOT?
    Yes, I have read some articles and blogs on, and acctually, I have held MIOTA for 4 years, yes I am not new to IOTA. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Is Firefly planned for tomorrow ?
    In the IOTA talks on the 19th Dom said "early next week" and "possibly Monday". Without a fixed date it doesn't make sense to announce it on until its actually available. - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago
  • Is Firefly planned for tomorrow ?
    I remember reading indeed 22nd March somewhere, some time ago but it's disappointing one can't simply go to and confirm this. Even if it's nested somewhere on the website, I think this is big enough of news to make the homepage. I know it's for testnet and not mainnet yet but still many people are looking forward to trying it out (myself included). - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago
  • I’m Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and author of “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster.” Ask Me Anything.
    What are you thoughts about Bitcoin's mining energy consumption? What are you point of view on different technologies in Blockchain&DLT space like IOTA ( in comparision with Bitcoin, can you see a future for either of one? - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago
  • Horizen and StakeHound Partner to Launch New DeFi Bridge for ZEN - Horizen
    After partnering with the leading crypto lending platform Celsius Network and many notable blockchain-based projects, such as IOTA, Dragonchain and LTO Network, the partnership with StakeHound will unlock additional utility to ZEN and widen Horizen’s reach in the DeFi space even further. - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

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