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Will Twitter for Android also get support for bitcoin and NFTS?

Hidden features will eventually make crypto acceptance wider

26.Oct.21 1:03 PM
By Shawn Highstraw
Photo BTC


Will Twitter for Android also get support for bitcoin and NFTS?
It was already possible on Apple, but Android now seems to get the same option: tipping in the form of bitcoin on Twitter. This says Jane Manchun Wong, a Hong Kong-based technology researcher. He is known for discovering hidden features in popular apps.

Wong shared a screenshot showing the beta version of the function.

When you look back at the steps Twitter has taken, it all seems so clear. But as an ordinary user, you only notice the small steps in the process. For example, since May you can give amounts to other Twitter users.

Initially, it was only possible to send money using centralized payment providers, such as Venmo, PayPal and of course Square's Cash app. From the end of August, the Lightning Network will be deployed to add bitcoin payments, initially only for a small group of users.

Since September 23, all users of iOS devices can make bitcoin transfers via Twitter. At the time, the social media company said that this will also be rolled out on Android, but no exact date was given.

According to various sources, Android has a market share of 72%, so this can only be good for the acceptance of bitcoin.

In addition, Twitter is working on adding support for non-fungible token (NFT) authentication. The feature allows users to show off their NFTS on the social media platform.

A screenshot posted by Wong shows that the social media giant is now trying out a special collector's item tab. In addition, the mobile app will make it possible to view NFTS and read details about them.

This way you can get cool with the one NFT you paid way too much for, and your friends on Instagram and Snap don't care about.

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