Brave is an alternative to the well-known Google Chrome, Safari or Mozilla Firefox in terms of browsers. This browser is built on the Chromium platform
With Brave you can browse with more confidence with default settings that block phishing, malware, and malvertising. Also, plugins, which have proven to be a security risk, are disabled by default.
There are various good reasons to switch from Chrome, Firefox amd other browsers from companies that are monopolies to companies that have various political agendas but we will focus on teh actual features of the browser and the key benefit, the ability to earn BAT
Here are some of the features that I have picked out fot you.
You can block ads, control cookies, blocking scripts, prevent fingerprinting and these settings can be enable dor disabled on a site by site basis
Clear browsing data, Built-in password manager, autofill forms
Choose your default search engine such as Presearch and an option to use DuckDuckGo for private window search*
You can earn by viewing private ads, you can also tip creators an dsites with options to contribute monthly
Support InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), supports most of the Chrome extensions that are availablein the chrome web store
Here are some stats from my usage
48,023 Trackers & ads blocked
833.4MB Bandwidth saved
41minutes Time saved
What is Basic Attention Token (BAT)
Basic Attention Token (BAT) is an Ethereum based token which was created alongside the platform to reward its users and content creators.
It pays users for their attention, publishers and creators for their content while providing advertisers with bigger returns for their ads.
How to Join and Earn From Brave Ads
Download and install Brave browser on your computer.
Open Brave Browser and click on “BAT triangle logo” at the top right corner of your screen.
Turn on “Brave Rewards” and “Ads”.
Click on “Ads Settings” and choose the maximum number of ads you want to see per hour (1 to 5 per hour).
You’ll receive push notification ads that’s not disruptive and relevant according to your ads settings.
Here is an example of the ads that are shown in the bottom right of the screen