July 24, 2021

Signal encrypted messenger now accepts donations in Bitcoin

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Users of major privacy-oriented messaging app Signal can now support the project with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC).

Signal officially announced Monday that the platform has started accepting crypto donations as a form of support for the Signal Technology Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the app. “As a nonprofit organization, we depend on your support. If you’ve been patiently waiting for Signal to accept cryptocurrency donations, you no longer need to hodl back your generosity,” Signal wrote.

Cryptocurrency donations are now part of Signal’s “Donate” section on its official website specifying that the new feature is enabled via a major crypto donations platform, The Giving Block.

Signal accepts 12 cryptos including Bitcoin, Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Gemini Dollar (GUSD) stablecoin, Basic Attention Token (BAT), Zcash (ZEC) and Chainlink (LINK). “The Giving Block also supports anonymous donations,” Signal noted in a memo accompanying its crypto donation section. 

Signal is a cross-platform messaging service with end-to-end encryption. The Signal Technology Foundation was launched in February 2018 by WhatsApp co-founder Title: Signal encrypted messenger now accepts donations in Bitcoin
Sourced From: cointelegraph.com/news/signal-encrypted-messenger-enables-donations-in-bitcoin
Published Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 08:20:07 +0000