Steem is a blockchain-based social media platform where anyone can earn rewards.


Join the movement

  • Posting Rewards
    Earn STEEM every time you post content valued by others.

  • Curation Rewards
    Earn STEEM by being the first to upvote popular content

  • Commitment Rewards
    Steem rewards long-term commitment!

  • Savings Rewards
    Steem Dollar rewards bring stability to you

  • Mining Rewards
    Earn STEEM by joining the peer-to-peer network and validating transactions.

  • Market Maker Rewards
    A free STEEM / SBD exchange that pays you to trade

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Steem White Paper

Collectively, user-generated content has created billions of dollars worth of value for the shareholders of social media companies, such as Reddit, Facebook, and Twitter. Steem supports social media and online communities by returning much of its value to the people who provide contributions by rewarding them with virtual currency.



Initial Content Rewards

- July 4th -

Help kickstart Steem by contributing content early!
STEEM is tabulating best posts and votes from launch through July 4th to do its first and largest payout of Steem and Steem Dollars. Rewards totalling 10% of the value of Steem will be allocated to the top content and curators.

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Frequently asked questions

Cryptocurrency tipping platforms require users to give something up to reward other for their contributions. With Steem, rewarding others is as simple as voting for a post, such you may on Reddit, or as you would Like a post on Facebook.

The blockchain distributes payouts as 50% Steem Power for voting and 50% Steem Dollars. Rewards are distributed by the blockchain, similar to how miners are paid by Bitcoin, and occur roughly 24 hours after content and votes have been submitted.

Steem is a form of esteem, which means to prize or value. Steem is also a homophone for steam, which is frequently associated with power, and a step further, steam powered trains gave influence to English idioms, such as ‘this conversation is picking up steam.’ The associations with prizing, language and empowerment only felt right.

Who should Steem?


Take advantage of bringing Steem Dollars to parts of the world that need stability

Content Creators

Be appreciated for the quality of your work by the people you want to reach


Read through new posts and identify the best content to earn Steem Power and Steem Dollars


Earn the spread by helping make the market between Steem and Steem Dollars on the blockchain-based exchange with its built in maker-taker incentives

Social Media Sites

Integrate Steem to give your users the opportunity to earn for their posts and their time on your site


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