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Crypto Helps Jack Dorsey Sell “Twitter’s History”

Jack Dorsey – the CEO of both Square and Tesla – is setting up an auction in which people can purchase the very first tweet ever issued via the social media giant. What’s the catch? The tweet is being offered as a non-fungible token (NFT), which is a form of cryptocurrency. Jack Dorsey Is Selling a Piece of Twitter History with Crypto in the Mix Dorsey has long been a bitcoin and cryptocurrency advocate. In recent weeks, he has set up a new fund with Rapper Jay-Z and...

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Jack Dorsey Will Donate the Proceeds of His Genesis Tweet Sale

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of one of the largest social media platforms, Twitter, will be converting the proceeds of the sale of the genesis tweet in Bitcoin and donate it to the GiveDirectly’s Africa Response Campaign.Earlier during the weekend, CryptoPotato reported that Jack Dorsey has put up the genesis tweet for sale.This became possible through a platform that allows individuals to tokenize and sell their tweets in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT).At the time, Justin Sun, the founder of...

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Twitter to Pull a MicroStrategy and Buy Bitcoin? The Firm Plans a $1.25 Billion Convertible Notes Offering

The giant social media platform Twitter has announced plans to raise $1.25 billion through a convertible senior notes offering. Although the company breached “corporate purposes” as the main reason, cryptocurrency proponents speculated if the firm could pull a MicroStrategy and allocate the funds in BTC.Twitter to Raise $1.25BAccording to a press release from earlier today, Twitter will offer a $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due in 2026. The endeavor will...

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K-Pop Fans Are The Target Of a New Global, Well-Designed Crypto Scam

A new cryptocurrency scam involving some heavy social intelligence and media manipulation is brewing on Twitter, and the potential victims appear to be a bunch of K-pop fans.K-pop is a pop variant played by South Korean bands. The bands enjoy great popularity in Asia, but their fame is spreading to other continents thanks to the boom in internet streaming services.An investigation by the Economic Times revealed that an unidentified group had likely bought thousands of accounts or created a...

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Deutsche Bundesbank: Petition fordert Bitcoin-Investment

Eine Petition verlangt, dass die Deutsche Bundesbank eine „strategische Bitcoin-Position“ aufbaut. Eine Petition verlangt, dass die Deutsche Bundesbank eine „strategische Bitcoin-Position“ aufbaut. Das ist inetwa so, wie wenn in der Schweiz eine Petition verlangen würde, dass die Schweizer Nationalbank direkt in Bitcoin investiert. Eine interessante Sache und wer weiss, vielleicht hat diese Grassroot-Bewegung ja bald Erfolg und die...

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General Motors Says It May Consider BTC Payments in the Future

Bitcoin is making a huge mark on the financial industry as of late. This is potentially due to recent activity from electric car company Tesla, which has purchased as much as $1.5 billion worth of the currency in the past week. The company is also looking into possibly allowing bitcoin as a method of payment for goods and services. General Motors – one of Tesla’s biggest competitors – has now come out to say that while it won’t be investing in the digital asset anytime soon, it will closely...

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Twitter Is Looking Into Accepting and Doling Out BTC Payments

Ned Segal – the CFO of Twitter, the second-largest social media platform in the world – says that the company is potentially looking into adding bitcoin to its official finance roster, thereby allowing payments to be made in the world’s number one digital currency by market cap.Twitter Could Be the Next Big BTC Payment ProviderSegal says that nothing is set in stone yet, though if Twitter were to make this decision in the coming weeks or months, it shouldn’t be a surprise to digital traders....

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Jay-Z and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Set Up 500 BTC Trust for Bitcoin Developers in Africa and India

In another bit of bullish news over the past few days, the CEO of one of the world’s largest social media platforms – Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, and renowned artist Jay-Z, have set up a 500 BTC trust to fund Bitcoin development with a primary initial focus on Africa and India.Shawn Corey Carter, better known for his stage name Jay-Z, arguably one of the greatest rappers and a billionaire investor, has teamed up with Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, on a Bitcoin trust initiative.The two offer 500 BTC,...

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After Tesla: Twitter Considers Adding Bitcoin to Its Balance Sheet, Says Company’s CFO

Twitter Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal said that the giant social media platform is looking into potentially putting bitcoin into its balance sheet. Additionally, the executive said that Twitter is exploring options to accommodate employees and vendors if they request to be paid in the first-ever cryptocurrency.Twitter To Put BTC On Its Balance Sheet?It seems that Tesla’s purchase of $1.5 billion in bitcoin has changed the game as numerous mainstream media outlets have taken the initiative...

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Sets Up His Own Bitcoin Node

Jack Dorsey, a long-term bitcoin enthusiast and unarguably one of the most influential proponents of the digital currency and its underlying technology, is now actively contributing to the bitcoin network. After introducing Bitcoin to Cashapp and announcing plans to release an open, decentralized standard for social media, the Twitter CEO is bringing his admiration for Bitcoin closer to home.Dorsey revealed he is setting up a bitcoin node in a tweet earlier today.Running #bitcoin...

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