BANANO Monthly Update #25 (May 2020)

Apr 30, 2020 8 min read

We officially have entered the third year since BANANO has been born, and it’s time for another fresh and ripe 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 May 2020 summarizes all important happenings in the BANANO ecosphere in April 2020, which already was the 25th month since the BANANO main-net launch.

BANANO Celebrated 2 Years Anniversary!

April is always a special Month in BANANO, and April 1st, 2020 was extremely special since BANANO celebrated its second birthday! We had a YUGE Party at the BANANO discord, with lots of fun, loads of rains and tips totalling around 1 Million BANANO (!). Also, several awesome events including a Karaoke Party, and of course the traditional BURN of 191,919,191 BAN!

Full Announcements:
BANANO Birthday Party 🥳🥳 and Easter Update
Birthday Party Announcement
BANANO has Burned 191,919,191 $BAN

The Daily Peel was Launched!

A new bantastic BANANO community-made website launched recently, which was presented during the Birthday Party actually: The Daily Peel: Your Satirical Jungle Newspaper! Plus, we now have started to catch up with BANANO Community News within the new ‘Weekly Peel’ article series!

Direct Link | Official Shout-Out | Weekly Peel #1 | Weekly Peel #2

Last Call: The BANANO Writers Contest!

Calling all talented writers, crypto bloggers, word artists, or however you call yourself! If you love writing and know what BANANO is about, this is a great opportunity to show it and get rewarded! Total Prize Pool: 100k BANANO — Ends May 2nd!

Full Announcement

BoomPow v2.0.3 Released!

We’ve updated our BoomPow client to version 2.0.3 — and this is a mandatory update!

Full Announcement

Help Fight Coronavirus with your Computing Power!

Didn’t happen last month but here’s a brief reminder since this is so important: Contribute to Folding@Home with your computer easily now — support medical research — help fight Coronavirus/COVID-19. Let’s do it!

Full Announcement

Even more BANANO News from April 2020

Black Monkey Faucet Game Round 34 Announcement
Black Monkey Faucet Game Round 35 Announcement
Black Monkey Faucet Game Round 36 Announcement
BANANO featured in Crypto Basic Podcast
Soggy Birthday BANGO! Free Crypto for Everyone!
Eggcited about Easter? BANANO Easter Event Announcement
BANANO celebrates 3019 subscribers at Uptrennd
BANANO Monthly Update #24 (April 2020)

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.


Updated data from May 1st, 2020:
Circulating Supply: 1,049,487,569.44
Burned Total: 504,317,832.19
Total Supply: 2,898,505,837.00
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 April 2020, we’ve freely distributed a total of ~35 Million BANANO (March 2020: 35 Million; February 2020: 26 Million; January 2020: 35 Million). Just to name the major events, this has happened through faucet payouts (Black Monkey, Bananominer, Powerplant, Monkeytalks, BoomPow), 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 May 1, 2020, more than 34 Million BANANO were tipped in more than 270,000 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 May 1st, 2020 compared to counts from January 2020:

Main social media accounts:
Discord: 11557 (Jan 2020: 9444)
Twitter: 12818 (Jan 2020: 6634)
Reddit: 4475 (Jan 2020: 3632)
Telegram (main group): 6818 (Jan 2020: 6499)
Telegram (news channel): 3106 (Jan 2020: 2009)
Facebook: 2222 (Jan 2020: 2092)
Instagram: 1605 (Jan 2020: 1396)
Youtube: 589 (Jan 2020: 433)
LBRY: 918 (Jan 2020: 145)

Publish0x: 2161 (Jan 2020: 672)
Uptrennd: 3639 (Jan 2020: 1451)
Medium: 460 (Jan 2020: 409)

Tracking websites:
Blockfolio: 1290 (Jan 2020: 1106)
Coingecko: 649 (Jan 2020: 492)

Even more:
Steemit: 34 (Jan 2020: 25)
Hive: 33 (Jan 2020: 25)
QQ: 558 (Jan 2020: 641)
new QQ: 1123 (Jan 2020: 294)
Wechat: 316 (Jan 2020: 316)
new Wechat (QR): 231 (Jan 2020: 241)
Weibo (QR): 88 (Jan 2020: 92)
Minds: 45 (Jan 2020: 37)

Bananojobs: 1010 (Jan 2020: 845)
Banano Royale: 1720 (Jan 2020: 1721)

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 May 1st, 2019 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: 2360 (Jan 2020: 2654)
Vietnamese: 516 (Jan 2020: 559)
Turkish: 486 (Jan 2020: 528)
Portuguese: 372 (Jan 2020: 419)
Indonesian: 793 (Jan 2020: 681)
Russian: 341 (Jan 2020: 244)
Filipino: 194 (Jan 2020: 180)
Italian: 314 (Jan 2020: 279)
Romanian: 134 (Jan 2020: 153)
Chinese: 182 (Jan 2020: 171)
Polish: 196 (Jan 2020: 175)
India: 146 (Jan 2020: 75)
French: 78 (Jan 2020: 65)
German: 84 (Jan 2020: 76)
Greek: 123 (Jan 2020: 96)
Croatian: 768 (Jan 2020: 141)
Korean: 48 (Jan 2020: 36)
Japanese: 38 (Jan 2020: 31)
Arabic: 308 (Jan 2020: 29)
Dutch: 80 (Jan 2020: 34)
Hungarian: 40 (Jan 2020: 91)
Latvian: 31 (Jan 2020: 16)
Hebrew: 20 (Jan 2020: 18)
Persian: 31 (Jan 2020: 16)
Bangla: 318 (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: 815 (Jan 2020: 748)
Spanish: 2799 (Jan 2020: 2754)
Vietnamese: 524 (Jan 2020: 525)
Portuguese: 88 (Jan 2020: 88)
Indonesian: 43 (Jan 2020: 43)
German: 14 (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’d love if even Banano Runner (or a similar game) 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 get new faucet games 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 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 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:

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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