Frequently Asked Questions
Our pick list for frequently asked questions
What is Ghosty?
Ghosty was built to introduce the concept of Signing in with Web3 and A messaging platform for NEAR users to simply and instantly messaging across wallet-to-wallet on the NEAR network.
Is there a cost for sending messages?
No cost! Messages are sent and received free of cost because they are done off-chain.
Will I get a reply?
This will depend on whether the recipient chooses to use Ghosty or not (and decides to resend the response).
Is all message on Ghosty end-to-end encrypted? Upcoming
All messages are encrypted once both addresses are entered into Ghosty Chat.
Who can I chat with?
You can chat with any NEAR address!
How are login handled?
Current users can login via Near Wallet.
I get too much spam. How can I avoid them? Upcoming
You can block individual users whose messages you don't want to receive.
Is there a mobile version?
There is currently no mobile app. The Ghosty web app works on mobile browsers, although desktop browsers provide the most optimized user experience.
What can I use Ghosty for?
Use cases include offering deals to buy NFTs held by message recipients, initiating partnerships, warning about exposure to smart contract vulnerabilities, and much more.