Can Blockchain Combat Fake News and Safeguard History?

Adekunle Joshua

Blockchain technology can now preserve historical artefacts through sharding.

Historical facts to be saved from manipulation and misinterpretation through blockchain tokenization.

With the growth and advancement of blockchain technology, the current century has fallen prey to its use in manipulating historical facts and data

There’s some relief with blockchain’s latest technology to preserve historical facts, creations, and events

Blockchain technology aims to protect historical data through the process of tokenization

Documents are first broken apart to form smaller data or notes

This process, often called sharding, helps in retaining every piece of information and keeping them intact.

While blockchain was earlier known for the ownership of tokens and artworks, its scope of protecting historical artefacts has added a new dimension to its utility