The first generation of blockchain-based messaging platforms are attempting to address the missing pieces of Web3 adoption.
Forget about tracking decentralized autonomous organization votes, decentralized finance transactions, or data breaches across many channels and platforms. Your Web3 mailbox will handle it for you without requiring your phone number or legacy email address. Instead, your wallet address will receive and organize all this information.
At least, these are some of the promises made by Web3 communications companies attempting to build the first generation of blockchain-based messaging platforms: the Web2 experience with Web3 privacy and security, and, most importantly, focusing on Web3 problems.
A wallet’s monthly statements, transaction notifications and hack updates, for example, are some of the contents users could receive in their inbox, explained Swapnika Nag, co-founder of Hashmail — an India-based startup that launched in beta on Oct. 1.