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  • 2018-06-14

How does Emoon work?

The Emoon marketplace works like a consignment store. If you want to sell an asset, you approve Emoon to broker the transaction with a buyer of your asset, similar to how you might take an item to a consignment store to try to sell your item.

If someone buys your item, Emoon transfers the ownership of the asset to the buyer and sends funds from the sale to your account. This transfer of ownership is atomic and is handled by a smart contract on the blockchain.

At any time, you can cancel your listing and take your item off the market, no longer allowing Emoon to sell your asset.

As a buyer, you don't have to worry about a seller's reputation or the seller not delivering your item because the transaction is brokered by the blockchain.

What do I need to interact with Emoon?

To browse the site, you just need a browser. If you want to make purchases or post listings, you will need a MetaMask, a digital wallet used specifically with web apps. If you are using a mobile device, you can use a mobile browser like Safari or Chrome to browse the site, but if you want list or purchase, you will need to install Trust Wallet, Cipher or Toshi, which are digital wallets like MetaMask but for mobile. Additionally, if you want to purchase or list, you will need Ether, which is a cryptocurrency that can be used as a form of payment.

What is MetaMask and how do I install it?

MetaMask MetaMask is a digital wallet and a tool for interfacing with the blockchain. You will need to add Ether to your wallet to post a listing or purchase a listing.

What is a mobile dApp browser?

A mobile dApp browser is a mobile app that acts as both your wallet and your gateway to web3 applications. Similar to how MetaMask turns your desktop browser into a dApp browser, allowing you to sign transactions and interact with the Ethereum blockchain, a dApp browser like Toshi, Cipher Wallet or Trust Wallet acts similarly, storing your private key and signing transactions. It allows you to buy and sell on Emoon.

What is Trust Wallet and how do I install it?

Trust Wallet is a mobile digital wallet and a dApp browser for interfacing with the blockchain. 
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What is Cipher and how do I install it?

Cipher is a mobile digital wallet and a dApp browser for interfacing with the blockchain.

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