Tag: social media

Mar 29 2021

Thumbs Down: Instagram Influencer Scams Followers Out Of Millions In Bitcoin

Mar 29 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin bitcoin crime btc btcusd btcusdt

By the way of network effect, each new market cycle brings more and more attention to Bitcoin. The price per coin rises as more investors pile in looking for a piece of the profits the cryptocurrency is known for providing over the years. At the same time, however, it also attracts more criminals, scammers, and crooks to the cryptocurrency space. The scammers aren't...

Mar 18 2021

Since Launch, Bottlepay Has Facilitated $2.3 Million In Lightning Transactions

Bottlepay, an application facilitating Lightning Network transactions via social media, has found an appetite for seamless use of bitcoin.Bottlepay, the U.K.-based application that allows users to transact bitcoin via the Lightning Network on social media, has seen notable volume since its launch last month. The app has facilitated transactions worth more that 1.7 million pounds ($2.3 million), according to a...

Mar 03 2021

Dan Larimer Reveals New Project to Combat “Tyranny” of Twitter

After quitting his role as EOS CTO in January, Dan Larimer has announced a new censorship-resistance social media project called Clarion. Larimer Takes on "Big Tech" Larimer made a GitHub post...

Feb 19 2021

Why Everyone Wants an Invite to Clubhouse Crypto

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  clubhouse memes people social media

The 11-month old audio app is the latest vector for crypto adoption – memes and all. Here's why everyone wants in.

Jan 22 2021

Social Networks Are the Next Big Decentralization Opportunity

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  opinion privacy social media tech

We have the core tech to enable radically more ethical and beneficial social media networks. Here's what we'll need.

Jan 14 2021

‘Was This Correct?’ Twitter’s Dorsey Asks About Banning Trump and Then Says ‘Yes’

He then praised Bitcoin as a "technology that is not controlled or influenced by any single individual or entity."

Nov 17 2020

Balaji Srinivasan, HashKey Back $2M Round in Twitter Privacy Tool Mask Network

Mask Network, the protocol that allows users to send encrypted messages and even cryptocurrencies over Twitter, announced a funding round Tuesday.

Nov 08 2020

After Trump, Twitter Bans Bitcoin Maximalist Pierre Rochard

Nov 08 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  people social media twitter

The popular Bitcoin influencer Pierre Rochard was caught in Twitter's restriction rampage during election week. Though he's back tweeting at the time of press, the event reminded users of Twitter's power over the crypto discourse. Twitter Censors Trump Misinformation...

Sep 09 2020

Stratus: Your Newest Social Media Platform

Apollo Fintech has been a guru in the formulation of ambitious yet applicable solutions to real-time issues. The Q3 of 2020 ushered in one of its many innovations, the National Currency Platform. This step was not the end of what Apollo promises users worldwide. Currently, it is working on launching the most expansive social network […] The post Stratus: Your...

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