For many companies, social media is their preferred method of marketing. In a way, this only makes sense, as social media allows anyone to reach a global audience, without even knowing those people in person. There are no awkward friend requests or email contacts to broadcast your messages on Twitter, for example. But are we using social media properly regarding marketing potential, or is there room left for improvement?
Brand building is a difficult task for any company in existence today and it certainly seems to be something Bitcoin businesses are struggling with. Part of that issue can be attributed to the dislike consumers and retailers have when it comes to “Bitcoin”, although they do enjoy the term “blockchain”. But even Bitcoin companies can take a few simple steps to push their brand in the right direction.
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One of the things people criticise Bitcoin for is how they have a difficult time understanding the underlying technology and how the digital currency ecosystem works. But these same people fail to realise they have been using different types of technology for years, all the while not even fully understanding how it works. Twitter is a prime example of doing so.
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In the world of Bitcoin and virtual currencies, many services will shut down operations over time. There are plenty of reasons why this might be the happening, as impending regulation, financial worries or team disputes are all cause for concern. In the case of Dutch Bitcoin startup Pikapay, however, an internal disagreement between founders has forced the service to shut down for the time being.
Pikapay – Send Bitcoin via Twitter
Pikapay’s business model has a lot of potential, though. Social media is playing an ever-increasing role in the daily lives of consumers and having the option to send money over Twitter could turn out to be quite popular. In recent years, competing services has popped up, with ChangeTIp being one of the most notable names on that list.
Technology allows us to achieve many goals we could only dream of decades ago. But one of the worrying aspects of technology is that it can also be misused by malicious individuals. Identity theft is just one of the many examples that have been made possible through technology. Although, not every phase of identity theft is as “high-tech” as some people would like to believe.
Obtaining Someone’s Personal Information
The topic of “convenience versus security” will always lead to heated debates when it comes to technology and its rapid evolution over the past twenty years. Our daily lives have become intertwined with the use of various technological advancements, even though we do not always understand the full implications of what we are doing.
We have received some more news from the RoxCoin team, as they have been working on yet another project. Sometimes I wonder how they get all of this work so fast, but I’m not complaining! Let’s take a peek at what’s cooking!
A few days ago, the RoxCoin developers announced we would see a music marketplace and social network soon. As this is a bit of a cryptic message, we had to wait for some more details on what this project would entail. Those details have been announced.