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Gudi Varaprasad
Gudi Varaprasad

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Start using Brave Today!

Blockchain based browser :

In this blog, we will talk about a blockchain-based browser called Brave browser.
This came to revolutionize the world of today's advertising.

How does advertising work ?

There is an advertiser (a large company) who wants to market their products. They give their advertisements to a particular channel (say YouTube/Facebook). Now, as users watch the ads, and they don't get any money out of it. But YouTube gets it (a small half is paid to content creators) and, it earns a big amount out of this. This is how today's digital marketing works.

How Brave works ?

To get hold of this situation, Brave browser comes into the picture and, it eliminated all the advertising mediators (like YouTube/Facebook).
What it does is - it directly takes the advertisements from large companies and then asks users whether they want to watch ads, and users get paid for their view time (money is split to users coming from the large company). Suppose if any user likes the content, he can send tips to the content creators.

  • This is a direct market between advertiser and consumers.
  • Incentivized customers to view ads.
  • Advertiser pays customer directly.
  • Incentivizes content creators to create more content.
  • Similar Application : STEEM

You will be amazed to know that, It will filter and block all annoying ads because brave uses such a good privacy algorithms to block whatever ads in YouTube, Facebook, Google, etc.


If you see the homepage of brave, It shows stats - how many ads trackers have been blocked, so many security measures like HTTP to HTTPS upgrades have been done, Bandwidth saved.

It doesn't show the regular ads paid by any large companies but you will get paid for watching ads (The Basic Attention Token (BAT) is a blockchain-based system for tracking media consumers' time and attention on websites )


Learn More :
Brave rewards

Written by - GVP

Top comments (4)

saileshbro profile image
Sailesh Dahal

Great. Its been a month since I started using Brave. Its way faster than other browser. I used to use Firefox.

varaprasad_gudi profile image
Gudi Varaprasad

Keep using it... You will love it's features. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

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Rijin Reji Thomas

What about the Ram consumption?

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Gudi Varaprasad • Edited

If you care about a difference of small MB of RAM, then you must have very little RAM in total (at most 4GB). If you had more, you wouldn’t care for such a small difference. And Brave probably trades time efficiency with space efficiency in some of their web renderer or JS engine algorithms, which allows it to be faster if you do have enough RAM.

It would make sense since Brave has it’s own security and ad-block measures unlike chrome/edge/opera/firefox, so it’s expected for it to use more RAM than chrome. Also keep in mind that the Rewarding system of the Brave browser is considered an extension so it takes some ram too.

P.S: I am big fan of Brave πŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒ