Earlier this year, Gab.com, a social media site akin to Twitter with added emphasis on freedom of speech, began to roll out their Dissenter platform. Last month, they sparked buzz by integrating a forked version of the open-source Brave web browser. This move has strong implications for BAT and other utility tokens in the crypto space.
Gab and its operators have not proven to by shy of the spotlight, having historically situated itself in conversations about Twitter crackdowns as a beacon for freedom of speech in a bite-sized, social media setting akin its competitor. So far, it’s persisted primarily as a site catering to right wing ideologists, and hasn’t seen much activity outside of this radical niche.