After years of anticipation and delays, Ethereum’s transition to Proof of Stake, the Merge, is complete. It appears to have gone relatively smoothly — the network’s final PoW block was mined (as a 37 ETH vanity block NFT) at 06:42 UTC.
Here’s a small look at how the Twitter community reacted to the news.
Team behind Merge celebrates
Others celebrated the immediate effects of the change:
Some paid tributes to the team’s collaboration and development process, as well as the service of (now defunct) miners:
The transition went even more smoothly than had been anticipated:
Others point out problems with the Merge
However, the Merge was not entirely hiccup free…