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Encrypted Messaging App Signal Now Accepts Crypto Donations

  • Posted On - 2021-03-17 12:54:28

Alternative to WhatsApp, Private messaging app Signal is now accepting cryptocurrency in donation amounts.

According to the information found in a post, Signal Technology Foundation is now accepting cryptocurrency donations via The Giving Block. The Giving Block integration enables Signal to accept bitcoin, ethereum and 10 other cryptocurrencies.

The non-profit organization behind this popular messaging application was founded by Moxie Marlinspike and Brian Acton in 2018 and runs on independent donations.

In January, Signal staff members expressed their views about cryptocurrency payments being integrated into the platform, according to a report by Platformer.

A crypto project advised by Marlinspike, MobileCoin was launched in December 2020 and recently raised a Series A funding round.