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Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest Buys $89M Worth of TWTR After the Bitcoin Tips Integration

Ark Investment Management has doubled down on its support for the social media platform led by Jack Dorsey. Interestingly, the latest substantial shares purchase came just a day after Twitter announced it would enable BTC tips. As reported by Benzinga, Cathie Wood’s investment manager has purchased nearly 124,000 shares of Twitter on Friday. With the TWTR closing prices, this amount equaled $88.74 million. Ark Invest used two of its most popular ETFs – the Ark Innovation ETF...

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Twitter Launches Support For Bitcoin Tips on Lightning Network. NFTs Could Come Soon

Twitter, the favorite social network among cryptocurrency lovers, has just announced that it will let its users to send Bitcoin to any account with a BTC wallet. Enabling Bitcoin tips is part of an even larger initiative. The company is expanding its support for payment processors of all kinds, including Patreon, Cash App, Venmo, Razorpay, GoFundMe, and Brazilian startup PicPay, which serves as an equivalent to Paypal or Venmo with some additional options such as cashback...

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Twitter Supposedly Looking to Adopt Bitcoin Lightning Network for Tipping Service

Code within a recent Twitter beta suggests that the company is integrating a Bitcoin payment option for its new “Tip Jar” feature with the help of the lightning network. Tipping With Bitcoin Though Bitcoin tips are not yet available to beta users, code reveals that it could soon be implemented as a payment option alongside Cash App, Bandcamp, Patreon, Venmo, and PayPal. For the unfamiliar, users of the network will be guided through a Bitcoin tutorial, including details about...

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Cardano’s Social Engagement Surpassed Bitcoin as ADA Broke ATH Nearing $3

With Cardano’s price skyrocketing to new all-time highs, the asset has garnered the attention of the cryptocurrency crowd. On-chain data from social media platforms confirmed that ADA had become the most talked-about digital asset in the past few days. ADA Takes Over Twitter It’s safe to say that Cardano’s native cryptocurrency has been on a roll since the start of the year. Looking at a more micro-scale, meaning in the past month, ADA has blown out of the water most of its...

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Square Has Lost a Lot of Bitcoin These Past Few Months

With bitcoin having lost so much of its value in recent weeks, institutions that bought into the asset earlier in the year have ultimately seen their investments begin to tank. Not long ago, we reported that Tesla saw approximately $1 billion in BTC disappear since it first plugged about $1.5 billion into the asset back in February. While other companies may not have lost as much, they are certainly keeping up the losing patterns, with Square having recently joined the...

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Elon Musk Refers to Dogecoin as “Money” on Twitter

Elon Musk has always been there to push Dogecoin, and this week was no exception. The South African entrepreneur behind billion-dollar companies such as SpaceX and Tesla tweeted that “Dogecoin is money,” and he wants everyone to take the asset seriously. Elon Musk Is Pushing Dogecoin Again Dogecoin is one of the most talked about cryptocurrencies in existence. First arriving on the monetary scene in approximately 2013, the currency initially began as a meme coin –...

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Jack Dorsey Sees Bitcoin as a Big Part of Twitter’s Future

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter – one of the largest social media platforms on Earth – said that Bitcoin will be a big part of the company’s future. Yesterday, July 22nd, Twitter published its Q2 2021 letter to shareholders, as well as its Q2 Earnings Conference Call. During the call, Jack Dorsey discussed many things, but Bitcoin and digital currencies took somewhat of a central stage, especially in light of current events and the fact that he’s been talking about it quite a...

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Jack Dorsey: Twitter-Erfinder baut Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

Das Kerngeschäft von Square Inc. waren bisher Terminals und Lesegeräte für Kartenzahlungen. Wie ein Retweet von Jack Dorsey verriet, steigt das Unternehmen künftig aber auch in das Bitcoins-Geschäft ein. Der CEO von Square Inc. schrieb in seinem Retweet an den Abteilungsleiter für Hardware der Firma, Jesse Dorogusker, „Wir machen es. #Bitcoin“. Die Antwort bezog sich auf den vorangegangenen Tweet Dorogusker‘s, welcher die Entscheidung bekannt gab, den Bau einer Hardware-Wallet...

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Geldesel: Polizei warnt vor Facebook-Geldwäscher

Money Mules (Bildquelle: SKP) Aktuell warnt die Polizei eindringlich vor Gelwäschern: Kriminelle suchen über diverse Online-Plattformen, via Social Media oder Zeitungsinseraten nach «Money Mules» (dt. Geldesel), deren Bankkonten sie für ihre Zwecke, die Verschiebung von deliktisch erwirtschaftetem Geld, nutzen können. Die Anzeigen sprechen häufig Personen an, die auf Jobsuche sind oder sich in finanziellen Engpässen befinden. Doch hier ist...

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Renewed Hype? Twitter Unveils NFT Collection on Ethereum-Based Rarible

Twitter has become the latest entity to drop its own NFT collections despite a decrease in the hype surrounding non-fungible tokens. Announcing the development today, the social media platform revealed that it has created 140 NFTs, which will be distributed freely to 140 users. While the NFTs are free, about seven of them have already been listed on the Ethereum-based platform, Rarible, with a “not for sale” disclaimer. At the time of writing, the bidding price for each of...

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