From new adoption for four leading cryptocurrencies to XRP’s growth on social media, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash
The infamous anonymous message board 4chan has quietly started accepting Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash to purchase its easy access pass.
The site is one of the most popular on the globe, and is currently ranked at #426 worldwide, according to the web traffic monitoring site Alexa.
The 4chan Pass allows users to bypass CAPTCHA verification, as well as IP range and country blocks.
Ripple and XRP
The number of users transferring XRP through the XRP Tip Bot has doubled in the last two months, with the platform’s web traffic soaring to over half a million unique visitors.
The platform allows anyone to send XRP through Twitter and other social media platforms.
I still don’t believe these numbers ? – Unique @XRPTipBot visitors… I had to scale up the servers so I guess it’s true ? But wow… The amount of users doubled in the last 2 months. pic.twitter.com/rW0rVGPSGh
— Wietse Wind (@WietseWind) October 5, 2018
Leading privacy coin Monero is set for a network upgrade on October 18th.
The upcoming hard fork for the 10th biggest cryptocurrency by market cap is designed to boost network efficiency, and make the coin more resistant to ASIC mining.
To improve market liquidity, crypto exchange Bitfinex is expanding fiat trading pairs with three new pairs for Tron: TRX-EUR, TRX-GBP and TRX-JPY.
We are pleased to announce the addition of $JPY,