Fantom, FTM, has been around since Oct 30th, 2018 and operates independently of a reserve bank or single administration. You cannot mine the decentralized digital coin, and as such, you can get FTM coins with an exchange service. The coin adopts the proof of work (pow) consensus, along with the CryptoNight
algorithm. For the latest from Fantom, you can find them on social media, such as Twitter, Telegram, Facebook and Reddit.