Brave has reached a new milestone. The browser company has long promised its users that they will be able to earn crypto while surfing the web. Now, it has finally fulfilled that promise. As announced on Friday, users are now able to receive BAT by viewing ads:
“Today, the Brave Ads Developer Channel Preview advances from phase one to phase two…At the close of the Brave Rewards monthly cycle, testers will see a new option to claim tokens they have accumulated for having viewed ads.”
Brave CEO Brendan Eich suggested last year that users will be able to earn about $70 per year by viewing ads and that that figure will increase over time. On top of that, users will also receive a larger share of ad revenue than Brave itself does: 70%, to be exact.
A Long-Awaited Feature
Brave fans have been waiting for over three years for ad rewards. The Brave browser was first released in January 2016, and Brave’s accompanying BAT token was first sold in May 2017. But until now, BAT tokens have mainly been used to tip content creators,…