You Can Send And Receive Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), And Litecoin (LTC) On WhatsApp
This may really be the year during which we will be witnessing the mainstream adoption of crypto.
We’ve been lately reporting various achievements that have been made in the crypto space and which are definitely showing that we’re racing towards this enormous goal.
Now, it seems that WhatsApp users are able to send and receive Bitcoin and Litecoin via the popular messaging platform.
This is possible thanks to Lite.Im bot.
This huge announcement is the most recent attempt to make the crypto transaction process much easier and bring digital assets closer to people.
You can send BTC and LTC via WhatsApp
Bitcoinist online publication reported that Zulu Republic published a tweet yesterday, May 19 in which the digital platform revealed that its crypto messaging platform Lite.Im has implemented a really easy way of sending and receiving BTC and LTC via WhatsApp.
You can see the tweet below.
we are happy to announce that from today you can send and receive #bitcoin & #litecoin on #WhatsApp via @liteim_official ! try it yourself here: https://t.co/JaldSafGBK @FranklynCrypto @SatoshiLite @CharlieShrem @CCNMarkets @GLRalf
— Zulu Republic (@ztxrepublic) May 19, 2019
If you’re wondering what users have to do to send crypto, they have to add the Lite.Im WhatsApp bot and then follow the on-screen prompts.
There are various options for users besides the ones of sending and receiving BTC and LTC.
People can also earn crypto via a referral program and more. The currently available languages are English and Spanish.
It’s important to note that, according to the online publication mentioned above, the service also supports transacting ETH and ZTX which is the native token on the Zulu Republic platform.
Crypto enthusiasts want XRP integrated as well
The news triggered excitement in the comments section, and people have been asking for the addition of more coins.
As you’ve probably already guessed, one of the coins is XRP.
— dedonis Ⓐ (@ded0n1s) May 20, 2019
So far, XRP has been integrated into WooCommerce, Microsoft Outlook, and Gmail, and it was also rumored that it might also get implemented in Skype as well.
This definitely boosted the coin of Ripple on its way to mainstream adoption.
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