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Twitter may let users receive payments from followers, may hold bitcoin

The Hindu | 11/02/2021 10:18 PM | Click to read full article

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said Wednesday the company is exploring allowing its users to receive tips, or digital payments, from their followers. Dorsey said the feature would help the social media platform earn more money and engagement from its base of 192 million daily users.

Dorsey, who is also the chief executive of payments firm Square Inc, is a known bitcoin enthusiast and has said he believes the internet will have its own native currency.