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Shiba Inu’s development team has announced a significant advancement in the SHIB ecosystem. With the introduction of the Shibarium Bridge, users will have a new way to interact with the ecosystem. However, as this technology is still in its beta phase, the team behind Shiba Inu (SHIB) is urging the community to exercise caution.

A team representative known as Lucie recently announced the Shibarium Bridge’s beta release. This addition to the Shibarium network was first introduced to the public in April and has since progressed from being partially functional to undergoing public testing.

Shibarium Bridge: New Level Of Interoperability?

Constructed on the foundation of Plasma Bridge technology, the Shibarium Bridge presents a noteworthy degree of cross-functionality between Shibarium and Ethereum. By employing a collection of proof-of-stake validators, this bridge paves the way for Shiba Inu users to execute transactions with a reduced need for intermediaries and a diminished risk profile.

Related Reading: Shibarium Reaches New Milestones As Anticipation Builds For Mainnet Launch

The bridge is also compatible with the ERC-20 token standard, the prevalent token format within the Ethereum network. Notably, the Shibarium Bridge is expected to serve as a solution for scaling, an indispensable facet for any blockchain network aiming to manage substantial transaction volumes without compromising speed or efficiency.

🔥 Shibarium Beta Bridge has gone live for public testing! 🎉

Be among the first to try out this revolutionary cross-chain solution.

Remember, always exercise caution and verify authenticity before connecting your wallet to any website.

PLEASE DO NOT USE YOUR REAL ASSETS!… pic.twitter.com/7yfhX8gQc6

— 𝐋𝐔𝐂𝐈𝐄 (@LucieSHIB) July 26, 2023

While the beta release of Shibarium Bridge marks a significant milestone, it comes with a word of caution from the SHIB team. Lucie urged users not to use real tokens while the technology remains in its beta phase, including the currently running Shibarium beta Puppynet.

In addition to this, Lucie underscored the crucial necessity of validating the legitimacy of any site prior to tethering crypto wallets, as a protective measure against possible fraudulent activities. Maintaining security continues to be paramount for individuals within the realm of digital assets.

These advisories from the team function as a reminder to users to uphold their vigilance when exploring new advancements in technology

Shibarium Launch Inches Closer

In a recent blog post, Shiba Inu’s chief developer, Shytoshi Kusama, hinted at an exciting revelation. He announced that the Blockchain Futurist Conference and ETHToronto will serve as stages to unveil the much-anticipated layer-2 solution, Shibarium.

These events will not only showcase Shibarium but will also present the completed Worldpaper and offer insights into Treat. Additionally, they will highlight projects that bear the SHIB brand.

The Lead Dev noted:

At this venue [Blockchain Futurist Conference], the finalized Worldpaper will be showcased, all Shib-branded projects will be unveiled, and Treat will be detailed publicly for the first time. Additionally, discussions and potential releases of the long-awaited L2 Shibarium are highly likely.

Meanwhile, Shiba Inu (SHIB) has been on an upward trend over the past 24 hours. The dog-themed meme coin has risen by nearly 1% and is currently trading for $0.00000788 at the time of writing. 

Shiba Inu (SHIB) price chart on TradingView
Shiba Inu (SHIB) price is moving sideways on the 4-hour chart. Source: SHIB/USDT on TradingView.com

The asset’s trading volume has however recorded a slight decline in the past week from $100 million seen last Thursday to $81.3 million in the past 24 hours.

Featured image from Shutterstock, Chart from TradingView

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