By CCN Markets: What could possibly bring the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission together? Elon Musk it seems! Late Sunday, the tech billionaire posted a tweet saying ‘just deleted my Twitter account’. This came after an intense weekend during which Musk was heavily criticized for posting an image created by an anime artist without giving due credit. However, it was not clear whether Musk was playing a prank as his Twitter account was still visible several hours after announcing the move. Elon Musk Goes on a Twitter Rage with Anime Artists Musk’s weekend roasting came about after he posted artwork
By CCN Markets: Danny Knight, a Twitter user, posted a video of Craig Wright talking about when he first read about Bitcoin – in 2008. #faketoshi slipping up here like he always does: "I remember reading about it" Is not what you say when you wrote it…. Because he didn't#bitcoin pic.twitter.com/9meuIn6cQB — Danny Knight (@danny_knight) June 14, 2019 In the 15 second video, Wright talks about reading about Bitcoin for the first time. Bitcoin’s Several Futures The tweet asks the obvious question: If you wrote the Bitcoin whitepaper and invented the thing, how could that be your first introduction to
Brave Software, the company behind the Brave Browser and Basic Attention Token (BAT), revealed last week that it is testing a new feature that would allow users to tip their favorite content creators directly on Twitter (TWTR) using BAT. For users of our Nightly desktop version, we’re testing a new feature for tipping tweets with Brave Rewards. Tips are […]
Justin Sun, the CEO of TRON Foundation, is once again getting raked over the coals on social media after he posted a series of photos of himself standing in front of several New York City Blockchain Week advertisements for TRON (TRX), many of which include his soft smile. pic.twitter.com/X5DOC4KP3t — Anthony Sassano (@sassal0x) May 12, […]
Crypto Twitter (CT) is a grueling battleground between digital currency enthusiasts, company executives, maximalists, journalists, lawyers, and so-called thought leaders and luminaries. For instance, on May 8, reporter Larry Cermak posted data concerning Blockstream and its sidechain project Liquid’s performance over the last seven months. After Cermak shared unbiased figures and queried an alleged conflict of interest, the Blockstream account instantly blocked the journalist.
Cryptocurrency advocates try to get the CEO of Twitter to ban @Bitcoin and the New York Attorney General goes after the company behind Tether. This and more in the weekly video news update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel.
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This week’s show covers the latest attempts by BTC maximalists to deplatform @Bitcoin from Twitter over the account owner’s pro-BCH stance. One of them shared a private message sent to to the social media company’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, about getting the @Bitcoin account banned, to which he replied: “What do you recommend we do with it?” This might be a prelude to a new round of censorship on the platform.
Over the last two days, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have noticed a Twitter handle called @Bitcoininfo tipping a bunch of random individuals and nonprofit organizations significant amounts of BCH. The Twitter profile with 107,000 followers revealed on April 26 that it gave away $ 10,000 in BCH using the tipping bot Tippr.
Hodlonaut, a Bitcoin (BTC) community member perhaps best-known for starting the Lightning Network Trust Chain, has reportedly been slapped with the threat of a libel suit from self-styled Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright, the creator of Bitcoin SV (BSV), after he asserted that Wright was a “fraud” on Twitter. The Letter 📨 As highlighted by Bitcoin […]
On March 23, the Twitter handle @Bitcoin became mired in controversy after BTC supporters complained about the account and attempted to get the profile shut down. The operator of the Bitcoin Twitter profile has also accused the social media platform of manipulating matters by placing restrictions on the account and limiting its overall traffic.
You just know things are becoming interesting in the crypto space when we are reporting every few days on developments related to Twitter CEO and long-time vocal Bitcoin (BTC) supporter Jack Dorsey. The latest development came earlier this week when Dorsey went on industry podcast Tales from the Crypt, where he spoke with Marty Bent on a […]
On Feb. 22, bitcoiners rejoiced when the financial banking giant Fidelity was handed the ‘Lightning torch’ as the Lightning Network’s social experiment was passed on to its latest bearer. Then, two days later, the new Lightning torch holder made the decision to exclude passing it on to a cryptocurrency executive from Iran because of U.S. sanctions. After a few words were exchanged between the torch holder and onlooking cryptocurrency supporters, an argument erupted over the debacle. The exclusion showed that a good portion of the community believes it is wrong to censor individuals over arbitrary laws and invisible borders.
Tippin, an independent project developing a simple web custodial wallet to receive and manage Bitcoin (BTC) through the Lightning Network, announced this week that it will soon roll-out a Chrome extension for sending and receiving BTC tips directly on Twitter. 🤔 What if you had a Chrome extension that inserts a https://t.co/ZnASkDvUDU button in every Tweet?#LightningNetwork #LightningTorch […]
By CCN.com: Russia’s media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, plans to sue Facebook and Twitter for not complying with laws pertaining to the storage of Russian’s citizen’s data. There is speculation this could lead to Facebook and Twitter being banned in Russia. Such a ban might have a greater impact on Twitter than it would on Facebook. Russia
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Middle Eastern gamers joined together on Monday to push the conversation around the current server issues facing Fortnite in the region, uniting under the #FortniteMiddleEastServers hashtag on Twitter. The social media push has been strong enough that the hashtag has trended across numerous countries, including Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. The coordinated movement, started by […]
Fixing crypto Twitter starts with following positive examples – and a recognition of the problem.
Disclaimer: The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect those of CCN. They belong to the author alone. Is New York University professor Nouriel Roubini the biggest bitcoin grinch of all time? It sure seems that way, based on an epic Twitter rant he launched just days before Christmas. In a furious tweetstorm
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Square, a payment platform for merchants and individual users operated by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, has surpassed Coinbase to become the most widely used iOS app to buy Bitcoin (BTC). The platform, called Cash App on Apple’s iOS store, also overtook YouTube to become the number one top free mobile application on the iOS store,
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Jackson Palmer, the creator of Dogecoin (DOGE), apparently has had enough of the XRP Army, a term used to describe the large and dedicated Twitter following of Ripple’s digital currency. As a result, Palmer recently published an open-source script to automatically block XRP accounts on Twitter, disabling their ability to mention the user when enabled. XRP Away, […]
Upstart social network Gab has occasionally been dubbed the “alt-right Twitter.” A haven for mainstream social media castaways like Milo Yiannopoulos and even Alex Jones, the years-long spike in extremist right-wing terrorism has led to a backlash within the banking community toward sites which are seen to foster the ideology behind some acts of violence.
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