BANANO Monthly Update #23 (March 2020)

Time for another monthly update from the BANANO ecosystem! The idea of those monthly updates is to keep our community informed, provide a…

BANANO Monthly Update #23 (March 2020)

Time for another monthly update from the BANANO ecosystem! The idea of those monthly updates is to keep our community informed, provide a good starting point for new people looking at the project, and to be transparent about BANANO’s ongoing distribution activities. This BANANO Monthly Update March 2020 summarizes all important happenings in the BANANO ecosphere in February 2020, which already was the 23th month since the BANANO main-net launch.

Distribution: 1 Billion+ BANANO Circulating Supply!

Just few days ago, BANANO crossed a total of 1 Billion $BAN being in circulation! At the time of writing, those BAN were held by more than 65,000 accounts.
Source | BANANO Block Explorer | Distribution Overview

BANANO Airdrop to all Publish0x Users

BANANO is publishing all news and updates both at Medium and Publish0x. While Medium is a more classical way to publish project updates and a broader platform, Publish0x is a crypto-agnostic platform rewarding both writers and readers with free cryptocurrency. To celebrate the BANANO blog hitting 1000 Followers, we airdropped 100k BANANO to Publish0x users!

Full Announcement |BANANO Blog at Publish0x


BANANO Airdrop to all Uptrennd Users

Uptrennd is another crypto-focused platform (conceptually similar to Reddit) which rewards users with free crypto. After the big success of the Publish0x airdrop above, we executed a 100k BANANO airdrop to Uptrennd users as well! Also, BANANO succeeded in a community vote at Uptrennd last month and won a free marketing package!

Full Announcement | BANANO Community at Uptrennd


BANANO Wins Ataix Exchange Community Vote and Gets listed with Fiat Pair

After finishing on first place in their recent community vote, BANANO was listed on Ataix exchange, a centralized cryptocurrency exchange based in Estonia, with EURO and BTC pairs. This is BANANO’s first FIAT pair, meaning you can buy $BAN with EUR directly at Ataix now. To celebrate this, BANANO airdropped a total of 1 Million BAN to all users who voted for us.

Direct Link | Full Announcement | All BANANO Exchanges


BANANO Wins Atomars Exchange Community Vote

BANANO was rocking community votes as usual last month! BANANO also won a a vote (and a free listing) at Atomars Exchange!
Full announcement | All BANANO Exchanges | Direct Link — A New Community Project Accepting BANANO Payments has launched as the first-ever store implementing BANANO payments! was created by our Community Manager Deiv and demonstrates easy-to-use implementation of BANANO payments for curated meme merchandising and other products. You can also pay with Bitcoin or Ethereum, but you’ll even get a 19% discount if you pay with BANANO! Check it out, you might even find your new favorite T-Shirt ❤

Full Announcement | Direct Link


Even more BANANO News from February 2019

‘Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 27
‘Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 28
‘Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 29
BANANO League of Legends Tournament
BANANO Giveaway: Predict the OSCARS Results!
BANANO Valentine’s Day Emoji Contest Announcement
Vite Wallet Airdrop Reminder: Claim Your Share of 5 Million BANANO
BANANO Cupid’s Karaoke Announcement
Valentine’s BANGO, the Free to Play Emoji Bingo Game!

All-time BANANO News list at

What the Fork is BANANO?

For those of you who don’t know BANANO yet: BANANO is a cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin or Ethereum, just a much newer generation). BANANO was forked from the cryptocurrency Nano in April 2018 and thus is powered by DAG technology — here to distrupt the meme economy. Yes, BANANO has memes! And also feeless and near-instant transactions, a highly active community, and active technical development! The BANANO community doesn’t take themselves too seriously, but we’re here for the long run and we enjoy what we do.

On top of this, BANANO is super easy to use. Just try our slick mobile wallet called Kalium and get your first free $BANANO from one of our faucets within minutes! Also, BANANO has a free ongoing distribution through innovative faucet games. You can find more details on our official website:, and you’ll find help getting started at

BANANO is already traded on several exchanges. You’ll find current information collated at Coingecko and an overview about all current exchanges here.

BANANO on March 1st, 2020:
Price: $0.000505 | 6 sats (Feb: $0.000492 | 5 sats)
Market Cap: $510,310 (Feb: $477,035)
Rank: #855 (Feb: #849)
Source: Coingecko
BANANO Exchanges


Updated data from March 1st, 2020:
Circulating Supply: 1,009,490,705.61
Burned Total: 312,395,505.03
Total Supply: 3,090,428,164.35
You can always check current supply and burn details through our supply API.

BANANO Faucet and Distribution Overview

Aside lots of events and intermittent faucet runs as listed above, we still have several faucets running permanently since quite a while, quick overview here:

An instant & self-sustaining faucet, combined with messaging

Earn BANANO by contributing CPU/GPU power to medical research via Folding@Home

BANANO Powerplant
Browser-based altcoin mining that pays rewards in BANANO

Also, Banano BoomPow basically is yet another constantly running faucet that was added more recently.

New faucets and modifications will follow soon, and adjustments might always be made to ensure that BANANO’s free distribution stays fair, and also doesn’t make our community members too dependent on BANANO earnings.

Within January 2020, we’ve freely distributed a total of ~26 Million BANANO (January 2020: 35 Million; December 2019: 27 Million; November: 37M; October: 16 Million; September: 16M; August: 60M; July: 47M; June: 48M; May: 35M). Just to name the major events, this has happened through faucet payouts (Black Monkey, Bananominer, Powerplant, Monkeytalks, BoomPow), the airdrop to Ataix users, tipping allowances and celery (rewards) to all core team members, major contributors and moderators.

BANANO Tipbots as we use them at Discord, Reddit, Telegram and Twitter are instrumental for showing newly joining members how easy-to-use and fast BANANO truly is, and to actually have everyone use BANANO for what it’s made for — tipping others!

Sidenote: Our Twitter Tipbot account unfortunately was suspended recently, but it’s meanwhile back with a new Twitter handle and your balances are all safu, check it out here: @bantipbot.

Example Twitter/Telegram Tipbot: In total, since the Tipbot was started in Mid April 2019 until March 1, 2020, more than 31 Million BANANO with a total current value of $12768 were tipped in more than 231,000 transactions, only at Twitter and Telegram!

BANANO Social Media Recap

Community activity on all platforms is key for BANANO growth and ripening! To keep track of this, here’s the monthly overview about our main social media/news channels with follower counts as of March 1st, 2020 compared to counts from February 2020 and January 2019 (as far as available, some accounts started more recently):

Discord: 10643 (Feb 2020: 9899; Jan 2019: 16326)
Twitter: 11571 (Feb 2020: 10611; Jan 2019: 2275)
Reddit: 4001 (Feb 2020: 3820; Jan 2019: 1248)
Telegram (main group): 6851 (Feb 2020: 6751; Jan 2019: 742)
Telegram (news channel): 3164 (Feb 2020: 2938; Jan 2019: 27)
Facebook: 2158 (Feb 2020: 2130; Jan 2019: 559)
Instagram: 1523 (Feb 2020: 1455; Jan 2019: 600)
Blockfolio: 1233 (Feb 2020: 1166; Aug 2019: 957)
Medium: 432 (Feb 2020: 415; Jan 2019: 25)
Youtube: 463 (Feb 2020: 452; Jan 2019: 153)
Coingecko: 603 (Feb 2020: 541; June 2019: 240)
Steemit: 31 (Feb 2020: 27; Jan 2019: 7)
Publish0x: 1659 (Feb 2020: 827; July 2019: 176)
QQ: 558 (Feb 2020: 571; June 2019: 641)
new QQ: 1123 (Feb 2020: 1128; June 2019: 294)
Wechat: 316 (Feb 2020: 318; June 2019: 232)
new Wechat (QR): 231 (Feb 2020: 240)
Weibo (QR): 90 (Feb 2020: 92; June 2019: 42)
Uptrennd: 2379 (Feb 2020: 1632; Sep 2019: 268)
Minds: 43 (Feb 2020: 60; Sep 2019: 25)
LBRY: 796 (Feb 2020: 482; Jan 2020: 145)

Bananojobs: 953 (Feb 2020: 888; Sep 2019: 681)
Banano Royale: 1709 (Feb 2020: 1723)

BANANO Telegram Recap

Telegram is easy to use and overall pretty popular, and thus the perfect place to easily help new community members getting started with BANANO, in their language. That’s why we are opening more and more channels in all major languages, and our Telegram Tipbot enables us to send all new members some BANANO right away through a near-instant, feeless on-chain transaction, seeing is believing!

You’ll find a Telegram Tipbot How-To and all group links always here:

Here are current follower counts of all official BANANO Telegram Groups for March 1st, 2019 compared to counts from February 2020 and January 2019 (as far as available). Of note, we regularly clean up some groups and remove inactive users or deleted accounts, which is the main reason for lower numbers in some cases.

Telegram news channel: 3164 (Feb 2020: 2938; Jan 2019: 27)

English: 6851 (Feb 2020: 6751; Jan 2019: 742)
Spanish: 2514 (Feb 2020: 2587; Feb 2019: 1056)
Vietnamese: 531 (Feb 2020: 535; Mar 2019: 25)
Turkish: 496 (Feb 2020: 480; Apr 2019: 141)
Portuguese: 376 (Feb 2020: 384; Mar 2019: 28)
Indonesian: 734 (Feb 2020: 735; Feb 2019: 24)
Russian: 266 (Feb 2020: 257; Mar 2019: 66)
Filipino: 171 (Feb 2020: 178; Apr 2019: 14)
Italian: 291 (Feb 2020: 281; Feb 2019: 5)
Romanian: 137 (Feb 2020: 145; Apr 2019: 32)
Chinese: 170 (Feb 2020: 171; Mar 2019: 20)
Polish: 194 (Feb 2020: 182; Mar 2019: 5)
India: 154 (Feb 2020: 76; June 2019: 39)
French: 81 (Feb 2020: 73; Mar 2019: 8)
German: 79 (Feb 2020: 76; Mar 2019: 16)
Greek: 97 (Feb 2020: 91; June 2019: 3)
Croatian: 447 (Feb 2020: 303; June 2019: 4)
Korean: 36 (Feb 2020: 36; Mar 2019: 20)
Japanese: 31 (Feb 2020: 30; Mar 2019: 4)
Arabic: 177 (Feb 2020: 88; June 2019: 3)
Dutch: 54 (Feb 2020: 48; June 2019: 3)
Hungarian: 181 (Feb 2020: 130; June 2019: 17)
Latvian: 15 (Feb 2020: 14; June 2019: 10)
Hebrew: 17 (Feb 2020: 17; June 2019: 4)
Persian: 18 (Feb 2020: 18; Sep 2019: 19)
Bangla: 416 (Feb 2020: 413)

Other official groups:
BANANO Game Room: 844 (Feb 2020: 839; June 2019: 762)

If you want to use the BANANO TipBot in your Telegram group, just add it to the group, make it admin, and start using it (how-to).

Generally, make sure you join suitable groups, help others, and spread the word about BANANO!
Any group missing? Interested in helping out as moderator? Send a message to @bantano#1919 at our Discord or comment below!

BANANO Facebook Recap

BANANO is also expanding its community at Facebook, here’s an overview of our current groups:

Facebook page: 2158 (Feb 2020: 2130; Jan 2019: 559)
English: 776 (Feb 2020: 755; Feb 2019: 263)
Spanish: 2777 (Feb 2020: 2765; Feb 2019: 230)
Vietnamese: 526 (Feb 2020: 523; Mar 2019: 15)
Portuguese: 88 (Feb 2020: 88; Mar 2019: 34)
Indonesian: 42 (Feb 2020: 42; Mar 2019: 20)
German: 15 (Feb 2020: 15; Mar 2019: 8)

BANANO Outlook

As you can see, the core team and all the BANANO community supporters are constantly working on different new projects adding up to the BANANO ecosphere. We’ll continue developing new things and improving all the stuff we already have up and running. There always will be new things such as innovative airdrops, new faucets and faucetgames, and we’d love if even Banano Runner would have a comeback some day. At the moment we’re working on getting Camo BANANO, BANANO’s privacy layer, to the next level, and are aiming to getting actually more than one new faucet game up and running. In any case we can assure you we’re working hard on those and also new on exchange listings, and will get everything done one after each other. We’re all here for the long-term!

Stay tuned, and whenever you have an idea and/or ability to contribute to the BANANO ecosphere whatsoever feel free to contact us!

How can YOU help?

BANANO is merely what its community makes out of it ❤

If you want to help spreading the word and increasing our community, join our channels and suitable groups, follow our accounts, like and share/retweet our posts, and help others getting started!

At this occasion: A huge hug and thank you to all our supporters, contributors, moderators, giveaway creators, BANANO tippers, and meme creators at all the different $BANANO social media channels for doing a really really awesome job ❤ Keep it up!

Any group/language missing? Interested in helping out as moderator at Telegram or Facebook? Any idea to develop or contribute to the BANANO ecosphere otherwise? Contact @bantano#1919 at our Discord, or leave a comment below for questions or suggestions.

Previous BANANO Monthly Updates:

February 2020 | January 2020 | December 2019 | November 2019 | October 2019 | September 2019 | August 2019 | July 2019 | June 2019 | May 2019 | April 2019 | March 2019 | February 2019 | January 2019

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