Roadmap to Web3
This roadmap represents Point Labs' vision of web3. It is work in progress, so come back from time to time to see changes. If you have any suggestions or improvements, email us at info@pointnetwork.io.
Components are never finished completely, there is always space for improvement, so ✅ simply means 'alpha-ready'

Main Zone
🖥️ Point Node
Main software responsible for the network operations
✅ Core
Internal scaffolding
✅ Storage
Decentralized storage on Arweave
✅ Blockchain
Connections to various blockchains
✅ Wallet
Send, receive, transaction history
✅ API & Console
API keys for other software to interact with Point
✅ Point Proxy
Local proxy that Point Browser interacts with
✅ Identities
Point DNS
✅ Deployer
Tools to deploy dApps onto Point Network
Governance
Libraries to control signatures over proposals
🦊 Point Browser
Portable fork of Firefox with web3 tools enabled
✅ Firefox profile lifecycle management
✅ Point SDK
Extra API for dApp developers
✅ Browser extension
For Point UI tools
✅ Updates
Receive browser security updates from Mozilla
Confirmation window
To confirm transactions and actions
Mimicking Metamask API
Will allow to support all dApps on all Ethereum and Ethereum-compatible chains
Mimicking Phantom API
Will allow to support all dApps on Solana
Notifications
Receive notifications right from dApps
Status/Debug
Control the internal state of the network
🏠 Point Home
The first thing a user sees, hosted on https://point
✅ Point Wallet
UI for sending and receiving tokens and coins, transaction history etc. across multiple chains and currencies
Point Explorer
See blocks and transactions for multiple chains right from Point Browser, without trusting explorer websites
Status/Debug
Control the internal state of the network
Notification Manager
Manage notifications from dApps
🔧 Infrastructure
The rest of the components needed to launch beta
✅ Point Network website
https://pointnetwork.io
✅ Faucet
✅ Twitter oracle
✅ Testnet infra
✅ Arweave bundler support nodes
Web2 Gateway
point.link
Documentation
✅ Wiki
✅ Whitepaper
✅ Litepaper
Tutorials
POINT Token
Point Chain
Tokenomics
Staking/Validators
Token characteristics & genesis
Bridges
Bug tracker
Status
Point DAO
Responsible disclosure/Bughunting program
Web3 Apps
💬 Point Social
Default decentralized social network on Point
✅ Authentication with identities
✅ Posts
✅ Post: create
✅ Post: add rich media
✅ Post: view (URL)
✅ Post: edit
✅ Post: delete
✅ Comments
✅ Comment: create
✅ Comment: view
✅ Comment: edit
✅ Comment: delete
Likes
✅ Like: add and remove
✅ Dislike: add and remove
✅ Calculate likes/dislikes
Post: Report (+moderation UI)
Users
✅ See a user's profile
✅ See a user's feed
Subscribe and receive notifications
Block/unblock a user
Global feed
Topics
(+sub to a topic)
Groups/Communities
(+private groups, +payment)
Tips
Private community by paid access
(Decentralized Patreon)
Chats (TG/discord-like)
NFTs
DMs
send invoices/payments (+in all crypto)
allow ppl to have several blogs like substack/medium. and companies
WOT/Rep/PoH
Trolls vs censorship
Governance
Emergency
Search
📨 Point Mail
End-to-end encrypted decentralized Email
✅ AJAX rewrite
✅ Scaffolding
✅ Send email
✅ View email
Rich media
✅ Attachments
✅ View inbox
Group send
(cc, bcc)
Contact list
Set price for sending public email
Only for public email (something celebrities receiving lots of mail might do), void after the sender is added to the contact list
Hashcash
Enforce using a bit of CPU power in order to send a valid email, in order to combat spam. Difficulty=number of zero bits at the beginning of the email hash over the full message with metadata
📹 Point Tube
Decentralized video hosting like Youtube/Vimeo
Scaffolding
Upload video
Edit video details
Such as description, tags etc.
View video
Private video
(use identity-derived encryption key)
View only by link
(upload encrypted and share encryption key as part of the link)
Sidebar
Comments
Like/Dislike
Search
Subscriptions
Chat
Paid subscriptions/Superchat
Point Drive
Google Drive, the web3 way
Scaffolding
Public files
Upload publicly accessible files and folders
Private files
Encrypt private files and directories transparently using identity-derived encryption key
Files available by link
Encryption key as part of the link
+sync/mount via fuse
Dropbox-like functionality, extending your computer space with a special folder capable of unlimited decentralized storage (as long as you have tokens for it)
+support for ipfs and others
🤝 Web of Trust
Resurrect Web of Trust idea from the 90s, with a web3 spin
Contact list
Add an identity as a trusted connection
Revoke a trusted connection
Signal stolen identity
Maintain graph of trusted connections up to 4th level
Display level of confidence on identity handles/websites
Recalculate likes/shares on social media based on WoT
Reviews
DeFi and Related
Support for DeFi apps
DEXes (AMM, spot, derivatives, etc.)
Oracles
Subscriptions
Subscription contract standard
Paywalls
Authentication into private communities with a paid token
Streaming Money
Continuous money streaming via payment channels for e.g. consultation calls
Decentralized Forums
Think Reddit, Bitcointalk as examples
Decentralized Github
Trustless decentralized uncensorable code hosting
Decentralized IM
Decentralized versions of Discord, Slack, Telegram/Whatsapp, Zoom
Shops/Ecommerce
Ecommerce software for web3
Judges/Escrow
Decentralized arbitrage
Web3 Search Engine
Decentralized Google
Funds protection
Multisignatures
Vault mechanics
Decentralized 2-factor Auth
Social recovery
TMEX messaging
Enterprise Apps
Provide easy tools for enterprise to adopt web3
NFTs, Badges. Passes, etc.
All things NFT
Decentralized Upwork
WP DAO Sharing / Open Source / Sci comm support / education
Medical record access
Maintain encrypted medical records on decentralized storage that clinics can access given the patient's decryption key
Prediction markets
Point Wire + Canaries
Companies, DAOs and dApps having a unified place to issue updates + Dead Canary implementation
Favors
Polls
Gaming
VR/Metaverse
Decentralized Ads
Reenvisioning targeting ads industry in a decentralized way, without ruining people's privacy
Auditors (+DAO hire)
DAOs
Standard
Voting/Governance
Treasury
...
DAICO / fundraising
Charities
Transparency
Auditability