Twitter’s Tipping Feature to Soon Allow Bitcoin Lightning Payments on Android Devices


Twitter is working towards integrating bitcoin support for its ‘Tip Jar’ feature and started integration for iOS users in late September and finally rolling out its bitcoin lightning tipping feature for Android devices. Used to be. The social media giant has tied up with digital currency payment solutions giant, Strike, to take care of technical support for Twitter’s new bitcoin tipping service. The rollout is yet to gain momentum, but should appear for Android users in the US soon.

The Tip Jar feature supports traditional payment platforms such as Venmo, Cash App and PayPal as of now. Together Bitcoin picture payment, Twitter has joined strike — A payment platform built on the Bitcoin Lightning Network that allows users to send or receive the popular cryptocurrency Instantly and at very low charges. In addition to adding a Lightning Wallet, users can also choose to add a bitcoin address to receive tips.

Notable reverse-engineering expert and researcher Jane Manchun Wong oversaw the development, who noted that Twitter has already launched the Bitcoin Lightning tipping feature on a beta version of the app available for Android devices. He also posted screenshots of what he saw.

Since Android users claim as much as 73 percent of the global mobile OS market statistaBitcoin payments integration on Android can pick up crypto payments on the platform. The move could help in widespread use for the Bitcoin Lightning Network which is a second layer added to the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain that does not allow transactions between parties on the blockchain network.

Speaking of accelerating Twitter’s efforts on the crypto-front, jack dorseyThe microblogging platform led by non-fungible token (NFT) authentication. This feature will make it possible for users to showcase their NFT collections on social media platforms.

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