Twitter is said to be considering a feature that will allow users to tip each other from their tweets.
The Information reported the news on Monday, citing “two people familiar with [Twitter’s] decisions.” A Twitter spokesperson, however, told The Information that the company is currently not developing a tipping feature.
Some news outlets are misreporting that Twitter is considering a bitcoin tipping feature; The Information report does not mention so. It remains to be seen whether Twitter develops such a feature and if so, whether it will integrate bitcoin into it.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is a well-known bitcoin supporter. Dorsey once said: “The Internet deserves a native currency...I hope it will be bitcoin. I’m a huge fan.”
Dorsey’s other companies, Square and Square Crypto, have also been betting big on bitcoin. Square’s Cash App facilitated $148 million in bitcoin sales in Q3 of 2019 alone. Square Crypto, on the other hand, has been working to make bitcoin “a daily-use currency with widespread adoption.”
Square was recently also hiring a product manager to add new possible features to its Cash App, including "auto-investing" and peer-to-peer "BTC gifting."
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The Block Research was commissioned by Algorand to create Layer-1 Platforms: A Framework for comparison, which provides a “look under the hood” at seven platforms: Algorand, Avalanche, Binance Smart Chain, Cosmos, Ethereum/Ethereum 2.0, Polkadot, and Solana.
We assess their technical design, related ecosystem data, and qualitative factors such as key ecosystem members to get an understanding of how they differ. Having done this analysis, we draw some insights for what the future of the broader smart contract landscape could look like for years to come.
Bloomberg reported Friday that a broad U.S. government investigation into the operator of crypto exchange Binance has widened to include "whether Binance or its staff profited by taking advantage of its customers."
The securities regulator for Alabama issued a show-cause order on Thursday to crypto lender Celsius, seeking an explanation for why its offerings don't constitute the sale of securities under state law.
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