President Trump’s Crypto Tweet ‘Wildly Bullish’ For Bitcoin

US President Donald Trump practically lives on Twitter so anything he tweets gets a global audience. Whether positive or negative, his tweets get noticed so a recent comment on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, while not painting them in the best light, does reconfirm that they are now household names. Trump Not A Bitcoin Fan Presumably, in […]

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‘Twitter Hype Index’ Mirrors Cryptocurrency Market Cap, New Data Shows

The DataLight Hype Index shows Bitcoin leads the way in terms of popularity on Twitter with the results of the ranking closely mirroring the position of cryptocurrencies based on market cap. Bitcoin is King of ‘Crypto Twitter’ According to a recent report by DataLight, Bitcoin occupies the top position in the Twitter Hype Index – […]

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You Can Now Tip Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has installed and publicly praised a consumer-grade tool for receiving tips via Bitcoin and the Lightning Network (LN). Dorsey Embraces Bitcoin In tweets February 20, Dorsey, who has come out highly bullish on both Bitcoin and more recently LN, continued his advocacy of the technology by championing Tippin.me. Tippin subsequently reached […]

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits 6,000 Nodes After Week Of Twitter Spotlight

Bitcoin’s mainnet Lightning Network implementation has hit new records across the board as its rapid growth continues in 2019. 6,000 Nodes, $2.4 Million Capacity Data from monitoring resource 1ML.com confirms that the number of active nodes, channels and overall transaction capacity of Lightning are all now higher than ever in its thirteen-month history. The increase […]

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Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech Money’

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,” it pledged to educate its near million-strong community. The Next Evolution Of Online Payments In recent tweets, Gab calls for the next evolution of online payments, in the form of un-censorable […]

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Square’s Debut of Payment Terminal Triggers Fresh Bitcoin Acceptance Rumors

Consumer and merchant payment network Square Inc. unveiled a point-of-sale (PoS) terminal October 19 in a move which sparked excitement about possible Bitcoin integration. Bitcoin PoS Next For Square? Unveiled on social media and in an interview with tech outlet Nerdist, Square’s device is designed as a standalone solution for merchants wishing to accept card […]

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