Ethereum Creator, NYU Economist Go to War On Twitter, Mull Public Debate

Ever since Nouriel Roubini appeared before the United States Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to discuss cryptocurrencies – he has certainly been causing quite the commotion with regards to the cryptocurrency community.   Roubini vs Buterin This is not surprising, considering the famed economist shared several controversial statements about bitcoin and cryptocurrency

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Dogecoin Creator Helps Elon Musk Eliminate Ethereum Scammers on Twitter

Elon Musk, the acclaimed founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently reached out to Dogecoin creator and Adobe product lead Jackson Palmer to eliminate Ethereum giveaway scammers on Twitter. For many months, ETH giveaway scams have plagued Twitter by spamming messages on the feed of public figures in and outside of the crypto sector

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Pope Francis Latest Target of Crypto Giveaway Scam on Twitter

Pope Francis has become the latest victim of crypto scammers on Twitter, as a network of bot accounts promoting scam ICOs and fake crypto giveaways continue to target public figures both within and outside the crypto world. Familiar Pattern Earlier in the month, security researchers working at Duo Security unveiled the results of a study

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Joe Rogan Discusses Ethereum-Based Twitter, in Light of Alex Jones

On the Joe Rogan podcast (JRE podcast), American singer-songwriter Shooter Jennings and Joe Rogan discussed Ethereum-based Twitter alternative Peepeth, which allows anyone to release permanent tweets embedded into the blockchain, without censorship. Throughout the podcast, Rogan and Jennings went back and forth on the Alex Jones situation, sharing the general sentiment that Facebook, YouTube, and

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Watch Out Bears, Crypto’s Only Getting Started: Coinbase CTO

Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan ignited a Twitter firestorm yesterday when he tweeted that while 63% of the world’s adults own smartphones, only 8% of those in the U.S. and less than 1% worldwide  own cryptocurrency, indicating there is a potential user base that is 60 times larger than the existing user base. Some agreed that

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I Hope Bitcoin Will Be Internet’s ‘Native Currency’: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey — CEO of both Twitter and Square — hopes that bitcoin will one day be the internet’s native currency. Dorsey made this statement during an interview with Elizabeth Stark of Lightning Labs at a fireside chat today at the Consensus 2018 conference in New York. Dorsey revealed that grew up in St. Louis, MI

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Social Snafu: Twitter Verifies a Scam Verge Cryptocurrency Account

The official Verge account, meanwhile, has yet to get its blue badge. A fraudulent Twitter account is making the rounds in the cryptocurrency market, with anonymous cryptocurrency Verge one of its latest victims. Getting verified is a status symbol on Jack Dorsey’s social media site, but the scams that are being left unchecked, so to speak,

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Tweet Firestorm: Twitter Suspends, Then Reinstates, @Bitcoin

The holder of the bitcoin account had three-quarters of a million fewer followers when the account was reinstated, though the numbers are starting to come back.  Accusations are flying about the temporary suspension of the wildly popular Bitcoin account on Twitter. The account holder, whose identity is unclear (though there are plenty of conspiracy theories),

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Is Nasdaq’s Latest Slip Good for Cryptocurrencies?

The Nasdaq continued the fall from its all-time high on March 12, 2018. The Nasdaq is down nearly 10% since the high on a variety of news. The Nasdaq, which tracks tech stocks has suffered under the weight of massive losses in market capitalization by the likes of Facebook, Amazon, and Twitter. The causes, which we’ll

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Twitter Bans Cryptocurrency & ICO Advertising, Starting Today

Following previous reports of a rumored ban, Twitter has announced that cryptocurrency and ICO-related advertisements will be banned from its website from Tuesday. Micro-blogging giant Twitter has confirmed its new policy in following the likes of Facebook and Google in banning advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) from its platform. The ban will

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