A label is a tag on an address that provides human-readable context to events and balances. Flipside applies a standardized 2-level hierarchy to all labeled addresses using 4 field attributes. There is no need to join a secondary table to group or filter by label attributes on Event and Balance tables.
A high-level category describing the addresses main function or ownership (eg exchange)
A sub-category nested within label type providing further detail (e.g. exchange deposit wallet)
The name of the entity that controls the address (e.g. Binance).
A description of the use of the address by the controlling entity (e.g. Binance deposit wallet)
For example, in an events table, the following columns would be present to account for labels on the
event_from . These would also exist for
There are 7 categories of label types within any blockchain.