Blink’s name and features reflect the project’s desire to be used by Bitcoin communities across the world.
The Bitcoin Beach Wallet has officially changed its name to “Blink” to better reflect its vision of becoming the best tool for “bottom-up Bitcoin adoption.”
The wallet was initially launched in 2020 in El Salvador’s El Zonte as part of the Bitcoin Beach project’s goal of creating a circular Bitcoin economy. The name change reflects the wallet’s expansion beyond its original intended purpose. The wallet has grown to become a popular Lightning wallet for Bitcoin community projects and Lightning enthusiasts worldwide.