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Crypto Researcher: Bitcoin Interest On Twitter Drops, Very Bearish

Crypto Researcher: Bitcoin Interest On Twitter Drops, Very Bearish

Although many compare crypto and blockchain to the early stages of the Dotcom Bubble, some believe that it is much more than that. This simple belief that cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are paradigm-shifting has led industry insiders to enlist the use of exotic, yet often eerily accurate indicators to forecast what’s to come for this budding space. On Sunday, this theme was only cemented, as a leading researcher employed social media statistics to convey a prediction. Related Reading: Research Shows BTC Price Linked to Public Sentiment on Social Media Bitcoin […]

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Twitter CEO Loves Lightning on Bitcoin: is it the Future of Fast, Instant Payments?

Twitter CEO Loves Lightning on Bitcoin: is it the Future of Fast, Instant Payments?

On Tuesday, Jack Dorsey, one of the most well-known characters in Silicon Valley, just exposed his four million followers to Bitcoin (BTC) in a surprising turn of events. To the surprise of many, Dorsey, the incumbent chief executive of both Twitter and crypto-friendly Square, two technology upstarts valued at $54 billion collectively, publicly accepted a transaction via the Lightning Network. As Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano of Morgan Creek would fittingly say, “the virus is spreading.” Dorsey Experiments With Lightning, Sends Bitcoin Transaction As hinted at in recent NewsBTC […]

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TRON Founder Takes Shots at Ethereum Creator’s Twitter Follower Count

TRON Founder Takes Shots at Ethereum Creator's Twitter Follower Count

Since late November of last year, Bitcoin and the majority of other crypto assets such as Ethereum or Litecoin have continued to plummet to new lows. However, TRON, a cryptocurrency aimed at “decentralizing the web” has experienced solid and steady growth in value. TRON’s positive price action was due largely in part to an upcoming airdrop for the new BitTorrent Token launching on the TRON blockchain as a TRC-10 token, along with a major developer conference featuring celebrity appearances from the likes of Kobe Bryant and more. […]

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Buy Pizza With Bitcoin! Crypto Twitter Enamored With Lightning Network App

Buy Pizza With Bitcoin! Crypto Twitter Enamored With Lightning Network App

Years ago, when Bitcoin was just a wee lad, a crypto user going by Laszlo made the world’s first real-world transaction with BTC. In what became a historic event in this nascent community, the BitcoinTalk user purchase pizza for 10,000 BTC, then valued at less than $40. Since that date using crypto to purchase pizza, or other articles of food at all for that matter, has faded to the back of this industry’s collective mind. But, this changed with a recent application/integration launched on the Lightning Network. […]

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Jack Dorsey Tweets Support for Lightning Network Use on Twitter

Jack Dorsey Tweets Support for Lightning Network Use on Twitter

Jack Dorsey has endorsed the recent launch of a Twitter in-browser tipping extension built using the Lightning Network. The second layer scaling solution launched last year allows for near-instant, feeless payments in Bitcoin and by using the new Tippin extension, users can show their support for posters’ content financially. Twitter users can add Tippin to either Chrome or Firefox. Once installed, each Tweet will have a lightning bolt symbol next to it – a symbol popularly used by Twitter users to signal their interest in Bitcoin and more specifically, […]

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