Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has hinted the micromessaging system will integrate Bitcoin layer 2 payments Lightning Network.
The Twitter founder had tweeted his appreciation for Lightning Network-powered messaging app Sphinx Chat, prompting a follower to ask for the network to be built into BlueSky or Twitter.
“Only a matter of time,” Dorsey replied.
The Lightning Network is a layer atop the Bitcoin blockchain designed to enable faster and cheaper transactions by enabling user-generated channels for sending and receiving payments.
“It is unclear what an integration with Twitter would bring,” noted CoinDesk. “One possibility is the use of micropayments, for which Twitter-enabled solutions have been developed.”
A long-time bitcoin advocate, Dorsey recently announced on Twitter that his other company, payments firm Square, is considering making a hardware wallet.
Full article on Coindesk.