It was discovered that Twitter is working to allow users to add Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to their personal data to receive cryptocurrency tips. The new feature may be aimed at upgrading the Tip Jar feature that Weibo Network launched earlier this year. Twitter is working hard to allow users to receive Bitcoin tips through the Tip Jar feature. Chief Executive Jack Dorsey (Jack Dorsey) suggested implementation by calling Bitcoin an “important part” of the company’s future when speaking with analysts and investors in July.
Mobile app developer Alessandro Paluzzi discovered refer to About Twitter allows users to add Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to their profile. The developer posted a tweet containing three screenshots to indicate the new options.
The first screenshot shows that users can use the Tip Jar function to copy Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses and send tips in either of the two cryptocurrencies. In the second and third, Twitter seems to allow users to add Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to their profiles.
In addition to the screenshots suggesting the addition of Bitcoin and Ethereum address options, Paluzzi Wednesday Tweet A screenshot showing the arrival of Bitcoin’s support for the Tip Jar function.That tweet Comments received Kayvon Beykpour, product leader from Twitter, includes a lightning emoji and another “soon” to confirm its development and upcoming release.
Beykpour did not provide any further details on when users can use the tip Jar feature to receive Bitcoin tips. However, the screenshots published by Paluzzi do indicate that Twitter will consider using the payment transfer technology Lightning Network to allow Bitcoin payments on its platform.
The screenshot also indicates that Twitter will use Strike to generate Bitcoin lightning invoices for the cryptocurrency prompts users will obtain through the platform. However, Paluzzi stated in his new tweet that users can add their Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses without linking a Strike account.
A report by MacRumor stated that it has suggested the work of Bitcoin tips for iOS beta code via Twitter. However, it is currently not available for Beta testers.
In May, Twitter launched the Tip Jar feature, allowing creators, journalists, and non-profit organizations to monetize their tweets in the form of tips. The company initially allowed users to share links to their Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, Paypal and Venmo accounts in order to receive tips from their followers. However, this is only the beginning, as the platform seems to be adding cryptocurrency as a new payment option.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been advocating cryptocurrency for some time. In August, he stated that Bitcoin will “unite a severely divided country”. Dorsey also called Twitter an “important part” of Twitter’s future during the Twitter earnings call in July.
“I think there is a lot of innovation besides currency, especially when we consider more decentralizing social media and providing more economic incentives,” he was answering a question about how he views Bitcoin as an integral part of Twitter Shi said.