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Decentralized applications represent a new category of blockchain-based applications. They are not controlled by anyone's central authority or company. DApps applications use blockchain technology and operate over a peer-to-peer network as opposed to a computer network. The most widely used DApps are decentralized exchanges, cryptocurrency trading applications, and even games. The ability to use smart contracts on the. Ethereum blockchain is the most popular platform for building DApps, supporting almost 2000 such applications. As of March 21, 2021, the DApps ecosystem has over 145,000 applications with 3,809 applications.