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LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14

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One new validator; proposal #7 in discussion; new home for community daily discussion

Edmond (Operations & Marketing)

Statistics‌ and Insights

LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14
Civic Liker Acquisition by sources (Last Month)
LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14
Civic Liker Acquisition by user type (Last Month)
  • Insight: Creators are more willing to become Civic Liker. Blogging platforms (Matters, Vocus, Timelog, Medium etc.) > WordPress Individual sites > Media (Standnews, Inmedia, HKCNews)
  • Conversion rate of /civic page dropped to 0.8% in the past two weeks.
  • New app download (bi-weekly): 511(+21%), app WAU last week: 1341(+46%). The rise in download rate is due to an exploit attack during 11th and 12th Dec.
  • Number of Content Jockeys last week: 295 (+20%)
  • Civic Liker total: 1718; 31new registrations in last two weeks.
  • Social media (executed by community helper Daisy): 1. Facebook engagement rate of the past three weeks was 4% and page reach was 888. The “shark post” got the highest page reach of 2501 and 6% engagement. 2. Updated gitbook with portfolio page and sync the English translations.


Chung (Blockchain developer)

LikeCoin chain statistics‌

(Difference from 2020.11.23)

LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14
LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14
LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14

Previous period

  • Keep working on LikeCoin chain ISCN module functionalities
  • Refactoring
  • Better error handling
  • Removing dedicated IPLD codec, change to the general dag-cbor codec instead


  • IPFS plugin for retrieving ISCN data

William (Full Stack Developer)‌

  • Finished Stripe related integration for new Civic Liker API.
  • Helped with Civic Liker 2.0 testing. Fixed some price and quantity calculation issue.
  • Finished email list feature API for Civic Liker 2.0, demonstrated to team. Need to await future feedback from product and design.
  • Kicked off ISCN update for LikeCoin WordPress plugin. Will start with fixing current behaviour and integrating needed features from Matters first.
  • Made a WordPress plugin release fixing some confusing UX about session expire. Also support tagging post tags to Matters.
  • Setup an ISCN testnet for plugin develop environment


  • Help with Civic Liker 2.0 launch.
  • Research how to sign ISCN payload via + Authcore.
  • Continue to work on ISCN update for WordPress plugin, expect to finish before Feb 2020.

David Ng (Frontend Developer)‌

  • Completed the remaining UI of Civic Liker 2.0, launched an internal test, fixed bugs, and improved subscription flow. (likecoin-app#344, #347)
  • Started to implement the new creator page.


  • Prepare to release a new app version to address the 0 gas issue during a transaction. (likecoin-app#237)
  • Prepare to release Civic Liker 2.0 beta and address the remaining issues.
  • Continue to work on the new creator page.

JoshKIU (UX Designer)

  • Completed the creator page revamp, also modified the old version to become a supplementary page
  • Reviewed Liker Land flow to be compatible with Civic Liker 2.0
  • Reviewed and tested on Civic Liker 2.0
  • Revised and simplified the subscription flow
  • Designed a template for proposals and community call
  • Follow up the production of the Stand News flyer


  • Will design the Civic Liker supporting email
  • Will continue on testing Civic Liker 2.0
  • Will modify the Civic Liker introduction page to be compatible with Civic Liker 2.0
  • Will design a banner photo for Dec newsletter

Phoebe (Business Development)‌

  • Working on tokenomic presentation deck
  • Continue on hiring interview
  • Welcome new onboarded validator and governance dashboard by

ckxpress (Civic Liker)

On governance

  • Community call #202012 conducted to discuss optimal inflation rate.
  • As a follow up, validator Guanyun has drafted a request-for-comments of Proposal #7 in 3 languages and will collect responses for 3 weeks.
  • The community has also agreed to do day-to-day discussions on Discord, server managed by validator Leafwind.
  • 1 new validator during the period:

On evangelism and others

  • Conducted a guest lecture to Hong Kong Baptist University students on Liquid Democracy (2020.11.27)
  • Conducted a sharing to social workers on how blockchain helps social movements, organized by Society for Innovation and Technology in Social Work (2020.11.28))
  • Shared LikeCoin and #decentralizehk movement at g0v bi-annual summit (2020.12.06)
  • Conducted a guest lecture to Hong Kong Polytechnic University students on Liquid Democracy (2020.12.12)
LikeCoin Semi-monthly Progress Update 2020.12.14
Hong Kong Polytechnic University