Twitter has introduced a new cryptocurrency feature on its platform that allows users to check the current price of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH).
The graphic shows the logo of the market tracking website Trading View and a link to Robinhood. It is still unknown if these two are involved in any way with the new feature.
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Users of the social media platform can now track the US dollar valuation of the two largest cryptocurrencies by market cap – bitcoin and ether – by typing the names of the assets or their indices into the search faucet. the Feature It also shows their fluctuation compared to the previous day.
Price charts are in addition to the “$Cashtags” option which displays the prices of many leading ETFs or stocks. Twitter’s CEO – Elon Musk – commended his team for designing the integration.
One of the many product improvements coming to Financial Twitter!
Well done by the Twitter team. https://t.co/CKLH8OtDDW
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 22, 2022
While bitcoin and ether are the only digital currencies currently supported, Twitter plans to “improve” its user experience and include additional assets in the “coming weeks.”
The price chart shows the Trading View logo and a direct link to Robinhood, indicating that the social media giant may have partnered with these organizations. Neither of them has confirmed such a collaboration yet.
Will there be a new CEO?
Despite the improvements and changes, many users seem to be against the new way Twitter has been handled. Nearly 10 million people voted for Elon Musk to step down as CEO in a recent poll he launched. About 7.5 million people wished he could stay in charge of the platform.
The businessman said he would monitor the results and look for “someone stupid enough” to replace him at the helm. Once Musk is named a new CEO, Musk plans to run the software and server teams within Twitter.
Many dignitaries, including the head of Binance – Changpeng Zhao – insisted that South Africa is best suited for this role. The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange previously backed Musk’s multibillion-dollar acquisition of Twitter, believing the Tesla CEO could weed out bots and spam comments on the platform.
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