Crypto adoption in 2022: What events moved the industry forward? By Cointelegraph

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It’s no secret that the crypto market was gripped by bearish pressure for the entirety of 2022. However, amid all the volatility and chaos, many positive news stories appeared as well — especially regarding the global adoption of digital assets and crypto-related technologies in general.

Looking back at 2022, here are some key adoption-related events that helped drive the industry last year.

Polygon accrues 200 million addresses despite challenging 2022

Growth in Polygon address count throughout 2022. Source: PolygonScan

Major brands continue to enter the Web3 arena

Total volume of staked Ether continues to grow

Total value of ETH staked. Source: CryptoQuant

Meta integrates support for NFTs

Starbucks’ blockchain-based loyalty program goes live

JPMorgan (NYSE:) partners with

Tiffany enters the crypto sphere

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