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Twitter readies Bitcoin payments, explores NFTs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Sep 2021

Twitter has announced it is integrating bitcoin payments through Strike, and adding support for non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Bitcoin, Twitter, blockchain, NFT

Twitter starts to roll out paid Ticketed Spaces on iOS

News | Ecommerce | 27 Aug 2021

Twitter has announced that some hosts on Spaces, its live audio feature, will now be able to sell access to Ticketed Spaces. 

Twitter, social commerce, ecommerce, online shopping, Apple

Twitter to introduce new ecommerce feature

News | Ecommerce | 29 Jul 2021

Twitter has rolled out testing of Shop Module, a new ecommerce feature on its platform.

Twitter, ecommerce, product launch

Twitter and Amazon to integrate crypto payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Jul 2021

Twitter has confirmed it will integrate Bitcoin into its services, and Amazon has announced it will let customers pay in cryptocurrency.

Twitter, Amazon, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, CBDC

Bottlepay allows GBP and Bitcoin transfers via Twitter

News | Payments General | 19 May 2021

Bottlepay has announced that it is the first app to facilitate sterling or Bitcoin payments via Twitter, according to Fintech Times

fintech, Twitter, Bitcoin

Twitter is testing the Tip Jar feature that allows users to send money to their preferred accounts

News | Mobile Payments | 07 May 2021

Twitter has started rolling out the Tip Jar feature on its Android and iOS apps, which reportedly allows users to send money directly to their preferred accounts.

Twitter, product launch, money transfer, mobile payments

Twitter trials new ecommerce features for tweets

News | Ecommerce | 09 Mar 2021

Twitter has confirmed it’s testing a new way to display tweets that link out to ecommerce product pages – like products on a Shopify store.

Twitter, ecommerce, social commerce

Twitter to explore allowing users to receive payments from followers

News | Online Payments | 11 Feb 2021

Twitter has announced that they are exploring allowing its users to receive tips, or digital payments, from their followers.

Twitter, digital payments, tips, followers, content subscription

BaFin warns about false Twitter account used in its name

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Feb 2021

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has learned that a fake account is being used under its name at the news service Twitter, according to an official statement

Germany, BaFin, online fraud, Twitter, false account, banks, financial institutions, LinkedIn

ID Exchange rolls out Open Banking platform for fintechs

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Sep 2020

Australia-based privacy and data-sharing tech firm ID Exchange has provided access to a plug-and-play data-sharing Open Banking platform to help fintechs.

ID Exchange, open banking platform, fintechs, Australia, Open Banking, data-sharing, utility platforms,, New Zealand, app developers, hyper personalised services, data flow channels, banks, super funds, social channels, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Spotify

Facebook pushes for data portability legislation

News | Payments General | 21 Aug 2020

Facebook has pushed for legislation that enables users to transfer photos and videos to a rival tech platform.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Apple, data, data portability, data sharing, GDPR, US

Twitter accounts hacked to spread a crypto scam

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Jul 2020

A hacker has gained access to a Twitter ‘admin’ tool on the company’s network that allowed them to hijack high-profile Twitter accounts to spread a cryptocurrency scam.

Twitter, hacker, admin tool, fraud crypto scam, email addresses, US

Robinhood secures additional USD 320 mln in Series F funding round

News | Payments General | 14 Jul 2020

US-based investment platform Robinhood has extended its Series F funding round with another USD 320 million, bringing the total raised so far to USD 600 million. 

Robinhood, funding, Series F, investment platform, fintech, US, IVP, Dropbox, Twitter, Klarna, TransferWise, TSG Consumer Partners

SoftBank launches minorities startup fund

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Jun 2020

Japan-based SoftBank has launched a USD 100 million fund that will invest in companies led by ‘people of colour’.

George Floyd, Softbank, startup, Japan, Opportunity Growth Fund, Twitter, Masayoshi Son, Vision Fund, Bank of America

Targets Twitter account hacked for a bitcoin scam

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Nov 2018

Target has confirmed that its Twitter account was hacked to promote a malicious cryptocurrency giveaway scam.

Target, Twitter, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, giveaway scam, hackers, data breach, fraud

OAuth standard verified for account takeover

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Oct 2018

An attack that utilizes the account authentication standard OAuth has affected companies using a token-based login to link third-party social accounts.

OAuth, account takeover, fraud, credential theft, Twitter, Periscope