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Twitter’s New Crypto Features Are a BFD

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David Z. Morris

David Z. Morris is CoinDesk's Chief Insights Columnist. He holds Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, and small amounts of other crypto assets.

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The past four months have been full of transformational moments for crypto. From El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin as legal tender to the political firepower that manifested during the U.S. Congress’s infrastructure bill debate, it feels like the ideas and predictions that I’ve been covering for nearly a decade are starting to become reality.

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I think Thursday’s announcement of new crypto features on Twitter is of a similar significance. First up is a tipping feature that will connect profiles to Bitcoin and Lightning Network addresses (as well as other payments services). The service isn’t available on........

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