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Farcaster Frames 101
Sandra Leow


Frames is Farcaster’s new shiny feature. Frames turn casts (tweets) into interactive apps. So what is Farcaster?

Farcaster is a decentralized social protocol and Warpcast is their reference client. Frames is a new feature, built as an extension of the Open Graph Protocol; a content standard developed initially by Facebook. The Open Graph Protocol, which has somewhat been forgotten, is back and repurposed to bring in the new Farcaster Feature: Frames.

*What we have in Frames is a new Web 3 primitive that Web 2 could never really power: an easy way to run app X while a user is still inside app Y, with little coordination between X and Y. The interoperable identity and...