BANANO Monthly Update #32 (December 2020)

BANANO launched in April 2018 and is growing steadily since then. BANANO is 100% freely distributed and has feeless transactions (don’t…

BANANO Monthly Update #32 (December 2020)

BANANO launched in April 2018 and is growing steadily since then. BANANO is 100% freely distributed and has feeless transactions (don’t worry about gas fees or transaction fees ever again!). Now it’s December already, meaning it’s time for another fresh 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 and community growth.

This BANANO Monthly Update December 2020 summarizes all important happenings in the BANANO ecosphere in November 2020, which is the 32nd month since the BANANO main-net launch.

New Exchange Listing: BANANO is now on Altilly!

In what was a quick turn-around in application and implementation, BANANO is now on the Sweden-based exchange Altilly with BTC and ETH pairs.
Full Announcement | All BANANO Exchanges


BANANO Chess Tournament (50k BANANO Prize Pool!)

And what better way to show you all of that than inviting you to our most recent BANANO Chess Tournament: Whether you’re a chess fan, a regular player or just want to have some fun and get some BANANO, check this out! We’re still accepting registrations!


BANANO Worldwide Event — Still ongoing!

If you like beautiful photography and juicy BANANO, check this contest out! There’s a 50k BAN prize pool!


Free BANANO NFTs! CryptomonKeys Going Crazy!

The BANANO ecosphere has the monKey concept, memes, and lots of talented artists. The newly launched community project cryptomonKeys connects BANANO to the world of digital collectibles, with a freely distributed, meme-rich, monKeyfied NFT trading card series! Earn rare cryptomonKeys for free and stay up to date on the community project’s developments by joining their Discord server and Telegram group. Just a few days ago, the first-ever created cryptomonKey sold for over 700 Dollars! Learn more in the recent ‘BANANO Bites’ Episode and here:
Free BANANO NFTs: cryptomonKeys Update #3: Month 2 Recap & FAQ
Free BANANO NFTs! cryptomonKeys Update #2
Website | Discord | Twitter | Telegram | Instagram

BananoJobs: More Upcoming Airdrops!

BananoJobs is going strong since the recent relaunch. BananoJobs is THE place where everyone can create or complete bounties or microtasks. Earn BANANO for completing small jobs, or Pay BANANO to others to complete small your small tasks. Official BananoJobs have been on hold this past month but more airdrops and official bounties are surely coming soon! Stay tuned and be ready!
BananoJobs Announcement | Join BananoJobs
BananoJobs Update and Airdrop Report 1 2 3 4 5 6

Even more BANANO News from November 2020

The Weekly Peel #20 — BANANO Community Update
BANANO Halloween Emoji Design Contest Results
What If You Were President? BANANO and NFT prizes!

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 disrupt the meme economy. 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 Coinmarketcap) and an overview about all current exchanges here.


Updated data from December 1st, 2020:
Circulating Supply: 1,132,835,130
Burned Total: 504,335,067
Total Supply: 2,898,488,602
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 also have several faucets running. A short overview of those faucets can be found below.

An instant & self-sustaining faucet, combined with on-chain 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

Banano BoomPow
Provide proof-of-work for Nano and Banano services and receive a share of a daily BANANO prize pool

Complete bounties or microtasks called ‘BananoJobs’ — get paid in BANANO

BANANO’s highly popular faucet game ‘Black Monkey’ until mid 2020 was running regularly in focused 24 hour events. Unfortunately Dmitii, our core dev running this faucet hasn’t been able to allocate the time to it due to other priorities and Coronavirus lockdown with bad internet, but it will return — stay tuned! Until then, we’re currently refining another faucet: The BANANO Story2Image faucet! And who knows, maybe there’ll be a new BANANO Runner in the not too distant future ;)

New faucets and modifications will follow over time, 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 November 2020, we’ve freely distributed a total of ~12 Million BANANO (October: 13M; September: 16M). Just to name the major events, this has happened through faucet payouts (Bananominer, Powerplant, Monkeytalks, BoomPow, Story2Image faucet), BananoJobs, VITE airdrop, 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!

Example Twitter/Telegram Tipbot: In total, since the Tipbot was started in Mid April 2019 until December 1, 2020, more than 44 Million BANANO were tipped in more than 419,000 transactions, only at Twitter and Telegram!

BANANO Social Media Recap

Community activity on all platforms is key for BANANO growth and ripening in context of free and fair distribution! To keep track of this, here’s the monthly overview about our main social media/news channels with follower counts as of December 1st, 2020 compared to counts from January 2020:

Main social media accounts:
Discord: 14674 (Jan 2020: 9444)
Twitter: 15538 (Jan 2020: 6634)
Reddit: 5335 (Jan 2020: 3632)
Telegram (main group): 6220 (Jan 2020: 6499)
Telegram (news channel): 2802 (Jan 2020: 2009)
Facebook: 2435 (Jan 2020: 2092)
Instagram: 1882 (Jan 2020: 1396)
Youtube: 868 (Jan 2020: 433)
LBRY/Odysee: 3205 (Jan 2020: 145)
Tiktok: 211 (Aug 2020: 131)

Publish0x: 3951 (Jan 2020: 672)
Uptrennd: 7116 (Jan 2020: 1451)
Medium: 537 (Jan 2020: 409)

Tracking websites:
Blockfolio: 1235 (Jan 2020: 1106)
Coingecko: 1069 (Jan 2020: 492)

Even more:
Steemit: 42 (Jan 2020: 25)
Hive: 43 (Jan 2020: 25)
QQ: 1154 (Jan 2020: 294)
Wechat (QR): 281 (Jan 2020: 241)
Weibo (QR): 83 (Jan 2020: 92)
Minds: 47 (Jan 2020: 37)

BananoJobs: 1772 (Jan 2020: 845)
BananoMarket: 316 (June 2020: 161)
Banano Royale: 1966 (Jan 2020: 1721)

Discord: 1801 (Oct 2020: 650)
Twitter: 2268 (Oct 2020: 831)
Telegram: 1689 (Oct 2020: 311)
Instagram: 470 (Oct 2020: 227)

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 working on having 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 December 1st, 2020 compared to counts from January 2020. 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 | English

Spanish: 2031 (Jan 2020: 2654)
Indonesian: 1076 (Jan 2020: 681)
Vietnamese: 374 (Jan 2020: 559)
Turkish: 349 (Jan 2020: 528)
Portuguese: 366 (Jan 2020: 419)
Russian: 283 (Jan 2020: 244)
Filipino: 152 (Jan 2020: 180)
Italian: 719 (Jan 2020: 279)
Romanian: 219 (Jan 2020: 153)
Chinese: 114 (Jan 2020: 171)
Polish: 223 (Jan 2020: 175)
India: 277 (Jan 2020: 75)
French: 97 (Jan 2020: 65)
German: 80 (Jan 2020: 76)
Greek: 108 (Jan 2020: 96)
Croatian: 274 (Jan 2020: 141)
Korean: 23 (Jan 2020: 36)
Japanese: 56 (Jan 2020: 31)
Arabic: 264 (Jan 2020: 29)
Dutch: 167 (Jan 2020: 34)
Hungarian: 68 (Jan 2020: 91)
Latvian: 18 (Jan 2020: 16)
Hebrew: 21 (Jan 2020: 18)
Persian: 115 (Jan 2020: 16)
Bangla: 347 (Jan 2020: 0)

Other official groups:
BANANO Game Room

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 also has local groups at Facebook, here’s an overview of our current groups:

Facebook page

English: 1151 (Jan 2020: 748)
Spanish: 2901 (Jan 2020: 2754)
Vietnamese: 555 (Jan 2020: 525)
Portuguese: 81 (Jan 2020: 88)
Indonesian: 49 (Jan 2020: 43)
German: 13 (Jan 2020: 15)

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 events, giveaways and other happenings such as innovative airdrops, new faucets and faucetgames, and we are working hard to make a new version of Banano Runner become real in the not too distant future. Good things take time. We’re also working on different things, e.g. getting Camo BANANO, BANANO’s privacy layer, to the next level, and new faucet games and other innovative approaches and community projects are always in the pipeline. In any case we can assure you we’re working hard on updates and also on bigger exchange listings, and will get everything done one after each other and continue developing the BANANO ecosphere. We’re all here for the long-term in shaping this unique crypto experiment called BANANO ❤

Stay tuned, and if 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:

November 2020 | October 2020 | September 2020 | August 2020 | July 2020 | June 2020 | May 2020 | April 2020 | March 2020 | 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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