Twitter Launches Bitcoin Tipping Service for iOS

Twitter has finally launched its tipping service. The new feature should allow fans to easily reward content creators on the platform. Also, the service allows users to receive tips in Bitcoin. Receiving Tips in Bitcoin Twitter revealed the Tip Jar feature in May, near the height of the crypto industry’s total market cap. Also, they said that it would enable users to connect their Twitter accounts to more traditional payment platforms for rewards. These included Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal…

Social Media Giant Twitter Could Add Bitcoin To Portfolio Says CFO

Twitter CFO Ned Segal has hinted that the Social Media giant could add bitcoin to its balance sheets. This comes on the back of increasing demand for bitcoins from institutions in recent weeks.  Twitter could join Bitcoin Train Segal revealed this stance in an interview with CNBC on February 10, 2021, when quizzed about cryptocurrencies. The Twitter chief stated that the tech giant might consider bitcoin depending on a few factors.  Segal explained that if Twitter employees and clients request…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Now Runs A Full Bitcoin Node

Twitter CEO and Bitcoin enthusiast Jack Dorsey have set up his bitcoin node to validate the bitcoin network's transactions. Dorsey shared an image on Twitter that showed the node in the synchronization phase alongside the quote "Running #bitcoin."  https://twitter.com/jack/status/1357588751757627393 To complete the synchronization with the Bitcoin blockchain, Dorsey will have to download the chain's entire history. Bitcoin blockchain has a total block size of around 325GB, and synchronization could take weeks to complete depending on the internet speed and computing…

Jack Dorsey Promotes Bitcoin Donations for Nigerian Protests

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has endorsed the protests taking place in Nigeria against police brutality. In a tweet on October 14, Jack urged his followers to donate Bitcoin to the #endSarse campaign. He also shared a link to a special fund run by a group of Nigerian feminists fighting against police injustice in the nation. The protest began two weeks ago when thousands of youths took to the streets to protest against police brutality. This protest was focused on a special…

Jeff Bezos, Kanye West and Apple Among the Crypto Twitter Accounts Hacked

On July 15th, Ripple, Gemini, Coinbase, Binance, Coindesk, Coingelegraph, Justin Sun and several more twitter accounts were hacked. The perp(s) who are yet to be identified, are posting tweets on these accounts saying that they have “partnered with CryptoForHealth” and are planning to “give back to the community”.  It doesn't end there, just a few minutes back, it seems Jeff Bezos, Kanye West, Elon’s and Bill Gates’ accounts have also been compromised. The one posted on Elon’s asked for Bitcoin…

Mobile Fintech and Bitcoin Can Eliminate Trips to Local Bank Branch, Says Jack Dorsey

The chief executive of payments company Square and social networking platform Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is mapping out how smartphone features continue to pressure bank branches. The growth of fintech and the expansion of the cryptocurrency space will keep accelerating the digital world of moving money with more onramps, options, integrations and ease of use. This is why the future of local bank branches is questionable and financial professionals are showing concern and suggesting solutions. Dorsey spoke at the 48th Annual…

Coinbase and Ripple-Backed Dharma Introduces Twitter-Based Payments System

On April 21, Dharma, an Ethereum-based peer-to-peer lending platform announced what it called Social Payments (a Twitter-native financial system) on Twitter. According to the peer-to-peer platform, it is launching the new system that allows Twitter users to accept payments in US dollars. “Introducing social payments – a Twitter-native financial ecosystem. Today, you can send USD to any Twitter handle, regardless of where that person lives — even if they don’t have a Dharma account. Now every Twitter handle accepts (and earns…

Santiment Report Shows Optimism in Crypto Twitter Amid BTC’s Price Plunge

Santiment, an analytics platform, recently released a report that revealed positive sentiment still prevails on crypto Twitter, after the recent bitcoin price plunge. Santiment is a platform that analyzes several crypto-related posts on different social media platforms to help investors get an overall feel of the market. According to their recent report, the last 3 months have obviously seen a change of attitude towards crypto, as the price dropped from $10,300 levels to sub-$4,000. However, their report suggests that the…

Will the New Twitter Investor Remove Jack Dorsey, a Bitcoin Proponent, from His Twitter CEO Position?

A recent report confirmed that Elliott Management Corp secured a significant stake in the social media platform, Twitter. There are claims that the new investor is planning to remove Jack Dorsey from his Twitter CEO position. Elliott management recently appointed four of its representatives to be part of the Twitter’s board. As per the report, Elliott’s problem with Dorsey is that he splits his efforts between working for the success of Twitter, and his payments processor, Square Inc. More About…

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