Steem is the fundamental unit of account on the Steem blockchain.
All other units (Steem dollars and Steem power) derive their value from the value of Steem.
There is no need to hold on to Steem in its cryptocurrency form, it should be used either to buy Steem power, Steem dollars or be converted to Bitcoins.
Steem increases in supply 100% each year. Steem was first published as a whitepaper in March 2016.
The currency and platform were in Beta until July 4th 2016. Steem focusses on Social dapps aimed at decentralising tradition social media platforms.
|Live streaming video dapp on the Steem Blockchain.||Social||Steem|
|Steempress||SteemPress is a WordPress plugin that connects any blog to …||Social||Steem|
|Dlike||Social sharing dapp where users are incentivized to share.||Social||Steem|
|Busy||Decentralized social network on the Steem Blockchain.||Social||Steem|
|Appics||Appics is a next generation, reward-based social media dapp.||Social||Steem|
|NextColony||NextColony is a last days space simulation with RPG elements.||Games||Steem|
|SportsTalkSocial||Sports focussed decentralized social network for curating sporting content.||Social||Steem|
|3Speak||Censorship free video and livestreaming platform.||Social||Steem|
|Sttemcoinpan||Decentralized social network rewarding users for content curation.||Social||Steem|
|Partiko||Social posting app rewarding users for content.||Social||Steem|
|Actifit||Fitness dapp rewarding users with tokens based on activity.||Other||Steem|
|Dtube||Video sharing platform, built on top of the STEEM Blockchain …||Social||Steem|
|Steemit||Social platform where users are rewarded for creating content.||Social||Steem|