Ethereum transactions 338% higher in 2022 but Bitcoin remains most popular

The Ethereum network eclipsed Bitcoin in terms of total transaction volume last year, though the king of crypto has managed to retain its crown when it comes to online search interest. According to data from Nasdaq and Ycharts shared on Reddit on Jan. 2, Ethereum had 338% more total transaction volume in 2022 (408.5 million) […]

Google feels the bear market as crypto ad revenues slip since July

The latest earnings call from Google’s parent company, Alphabet, highlighted decreased search advertising spending from financial services and cryptocurrency subcategories. Alphabet released its earnings report for Q3 on Oct. 25, outlining a 6% increase in revenue totaling $69.1 billion in comparison to Q3 last year. Revenues were down slightly from Q2 2022, dropping from $69.7 […]

Victorian police to get ‘greater power’ to seize crypto assets from criminals

Victorian Police in Australia will soon be granted new powers to seize cryptocurrency and digital assets from criminals, as well as compel platforms to hand over information about suspects. According to a statement released by Victorian premier Daniel Andrews on Aug. 2, new laws were introduced to parliament on Tuesday under the Major Crime and […]

Google Trends data reveals that no one cared about metaverse or NFTs in 2022

While the worldwide search interest for the keywords “metaverse” and “NFT” boomed in the last quarter of 2021, Google Trends data shows that the hype may have passed since February 2022. Google Trends shows that in the last twelve months, searches for “metaverse” gained traction within October to December 2021. However, since the beginning of […]