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2021-06-11 14:01:21

Twitter's Dorsey hints at integrating Lightning Network into app

Twitter (TWTR -0.2%) CEO Jack Dorsey hinted in a tweet that Twitter could eventually integrate Lightning Network, the layer 2 payments network for Bitcoin ([[BTC-USD]] -1.1%). Lightning Networks drives the messaging app Sphinx Chat, which allows users to chat and pay over Lightning - and yesterday evening, Dorsey had praise for the app, calling it "so great." In response to a user's reply "Stream sats. Build LN into BlueSky or Twitter please and thank you," Dorsey replied "Only a matter of time." That's vague, but could point the way toward quick micropayments running alongside users' tweets A week ago, Dorsey's other company, Square ([[SQ]] +2%), gained after a Dorsey tweet suggesting the company was considering a hardware wallet for bitcoin.

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