Forks

A fork happens when a blockchain takes at least 2 different paths from a certain point forward. In crypto history, forks have been controversial, innovative, celebrated and protested against.

Here we take a look at some of these special events, why they happened and their consequences.

Cardano maintains value while investors flock to Bitcoin ahead of BTG fork by @Gal
Investors flocked to Bitcoin this week on hopes of cashing in on the soon-to-be Bitcoin Gold (BTG) cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, October 25, Bitcoin Gold will spring into existenc...
ViaBTC suspends Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Deposits due to Fork by @Gal
Earlier today ViaBTC users received the following notice from the exchange: BCH Deposit & Withdrawal Suspension Due to Hard ForkDear ViaBTC users,At the UNIX timestamp 1542...
ELI5 The Controversial BCH Fork (Bitcoin SV) by @Gal
On November 15th the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork will take place. Although there was much backlash from the crypto community, major exchanges decided to support the newly fork...
Bitcoin Gold: Bitcoin reaches block 491407 by @Gal
Block 491407 has been reached, marking the last checkpoint for the launch of Bitcoin Gold. Snapshot time! pic.twitter.com/3nt2a1PDQK— Bitcoin Gold (@bitcoingold) October 24, ...
ELI5 Litecoin and Dogecoin by @Gal
Litecoin and Dogecoin were once the #2 and #3 cryptocurrencies by market cap, respectively. In early 2014, when Dogecoin had just been released, the meme fever pumped the cryptocu...