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Facebook CEO Teases Cryptocurrency Integration

Posted on 4th January, 2018

Earlier today, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg published a post that seems to suggest the company is seriously considering the integration of cryptocurrencies. While the bulk of the post focuses on Zuckerberg’s 2018 challenge to himself to use his influence to help “fix” the current “anxious and divided” state of American culture, particularly in […]

BitPay launches Facebook bitcoin payment app

Posted on 18th July, 2014

One of the holy grails of digital currency is the ability to break down traditional payment barriers. An app that can send bitcoin to almost anyone in the world as easily as sharing a photo could be a complete game-changer for the entire financial sector. While BitPay’s new Facebook app, Get Bits, isn’t quite that, […]

Dogecoin and alt-coin tipping apps approved on Facebook

Posted on 6th June, 2014

Cryptocurrency culture has made more progress into the realm of social networking thanks to two new tipping apps recently approved by Facebook. The Doge Tipping App and the Multicoin Tipping App provide simple tipping functionality much like that seen on Reddit and Twitter. Late last month, QuickCoin introduced a tipping-friendly bitcoin wallet for Facebook. The […]

Report: QuickCoin to launch Facebook integrated bitcoin wallet

Posted on 26th May, 2014

Mainstream bitcoin adoption may be taking another step forward with the introduction of a Facebook-integrated bitcoin wallet app from San Francisco-based startup QuickCoin. The company’s “social wallet” system allows users to send and receive bitcoin easily, using Facebook’s popular API to remove any technological issues for users. Speaking with CoinDesk, QuickCoin co-founder Marshall Hayner explained […]

Report: Facebook preparing to launch digital currency

Posted on 14th April, 2014

The Financial Times reported yesterday that Facebook is quietly building a new electronic mobile money service. The system, which would launch in Ireland and be governed under the European Economic Area (EEA), would allow for “passporting” of user funds and essentially turn Facebook into an online remittance service. If approved, Facebook’s system would allow users […]