Mask Network Announces Investment in the Open Network (TON) to Further Building in Decentralized Social Network Ecosystem

(Cointime 16th,May)Mask Network, a leading decentralized social network, has announced an investment in The Open Network (TON) to further develop its ecosystem and provide innovative solutions for people across networks. TON is a revolutionary technology that seeks to unite all blockchains and the Web2 internet into one open network.

TON Validators Receive Single Nominator Smart Contract

Orbs, a public blockchain infrastructure designed for mass usage applications, has released a single nominator smart contract for validators in the Telegram Open Network (TON), a decentralized layer-1 blockchain. The feature provides an isolated cold wallet for securing the validation process, enhancing validator independence, security, and protection against gas-spending attacks. The single nominator contract offers protection against attack methods by keeping the validator node's hot wallet separate from the principal staking funds and provides the ability to recover stakes during emergencies. The contract has been audited by CertiK, a Web3, blockchain, and smart contract security firm, which recently partnered with TON to audit future projects on the network.

Telegram Users Can Now Purchase 'Premium' Accounts with $TON through

TON Blockchain has announced that users can now purchase Telegram "Premium" accounts using $TON through

TON Blockchain Enables Purchase of Telegram Premium Accounts with $TON through

Telegram also added support for USDT in the wallet bot, allowing users to send each other tether (USDT) within chats in the messaging app.

USDT Can Now Be Sent via Telegram

The well-known messaging app Telegram has added the functionality for users to buy, store, and send Tether (USDT), the world’s largest stablecoin.

Secure Smart Contract Programming in FunC: Top 10 Tips for TON Developers

In this article, we’ll go through a couple of the most interesting features of the TON blockchain, then we’ll go through a list of best practices for developers programming smart contracts in FunC.

TON Blockchain Freezes $2.6B Worth of Inactive Tokens

According to the results of a community vote on Feb. 22, users and validators of The Open Network (TON), a layer one blockchain previously created by Telegram, have voted to suspend miners' wallets for four years if they are inactive and have never made an outgoing transaction. The decision resulted in 1,081,389,416 TON being suspended, worth an estimated $2.58 billion at the time of publication and accounting for over 20% of TON tokens outstanding.

TON Blockchain Released Proposal of TON Tokenomics Optimization

Proposal for a 48 month temporary freeze of inactive mining wallets, which have never been activated and do not have any outgoing transfer in their history.

TON Launches $20 Million Liquidity Incentive Program “The Open Challenge”

TON announced the launch of "The Open Challenge", a $20 million liquidity incentive program aimed at increasing the TVL of the ecosystem.

Telegram-Linked TON Blockchain Launches Decentralized File-Sharing Solution

The TON Foundation, a non-commercial group of contributors behind the The Open Network (TON) blockchain, has launched a decentralized file-sharing and data storage solution called TON Storage, taking on similar projects like Filecoin and Storj.