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Minutes ago, the Twitter account of Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a suspicious message involving Bitcoin. The message read: “I’m feeling generous because of COVID-19. I’ll double any BTC payment sent to my BTC address for the next hour…” Attached was a Segwit Bitcoin address. The message garnered thousands of likes and retweets in…
Crypto assets and blockchains have long had ambiguous use cases.Some say that this industry is good for replacing traditional institutions like governments and financial service providers. Others say that blockchain’s sole purpose is to boost the efficiency of modern corporations that may need to accelerate their supply chains or otherwise.Unfortunately for cryptocurrency bulls, many of…
While trading Chinese yuan through Bitcoin may technically be banned in China, that hasn’t stopped the country’s citizens from talking up a storm about cryptocurrency.This much was made clear on Sunday when Samson Mow, CSO of Blockstream, noted that according to data from Weibo (‘Chinese Twitter’), Bitcoin was a trending topic. This is the third…
Yesterday, it was revealed that an activist hedge fund has intentions to remove Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey. Crypto, interestingly enough, could be negatively affected by this move.Hedge Fund Seeks To Oust Twitter CEO, Jack DorseyWhile Jack Dorsey has made his love for Bitcoin and crypto a big part of his personal brand over the past…
Elon Musk has raised concerns about the "dire problem" of cryptocurrency scams on Twitter. The Tesla CEO has been consistently targeted by scammers in recent years, who use fake accounts to impersonate him and trick people into sending them cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Scams typically involve fake accounts holding "giveaways", which require people to send…
On Monday morning, a discussion began to erupt on Crypto Twitter regarding a potential Youtube blackout of industry channels. First, only a few channels were purportedly affected; Canadian Bitcoin educator “BTCSessions” and pro-crypto finance Youtube channel Chris Dunn reported that a number of their videos were taken down due to “harmful and dangerous” content.At first,…
If you’ve been on Crypto Twitter at all over the past few hours, you’ve likely noticed a lot of buzz about Bitcoin, specifically large BTC transactions. CoinDesk’s Wong Joon Ian noted that “either @whale_alert (a bot tracking large and suspicious cryptocurrency transactions) is broken or several billion worth of BTC just moved around in a…
Love it or hate it, twitter is an integral part of the crypto scene. Sentiment is often gauged by reaction from Bitcoin market analysts and industry insiders who spend their time on the social media platform. Recent charts indicate that overall engagement has declined back to levels as low those two years ago. Tweeters Go…
Jack Dorsey has said “hell no” to the thought of Twitter joining the Libra Association. He also said that he didn’t understand why the project needed its only crypto asset-like currency to deliver on its stated goals. Dorsey said he much preferred decentralised crypto assets. He added that he thought Bitcoin was well on its…
Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he has not even considered creating a Libra-like native currency for his own social media platform. Instead, the entrepreneur believes Bitcoin to be much more suited for use as a “currency for the internet” than anything else available or in the works to date. Dorsey claims that Bitcoin’s…