Tesla recently announced that it plans to accept Bitcoin in the future. Now there is information that Twitter is also going to use cryptocurrency.
Ned Segal, CFO of the social network, was interviewed by CNBC, in which he stated that the company is considering various options for using Bitcoin. For example, to pay employees and suppliers. In addition, Twitter may transfer some of its assets to cryptocurrency.
"We've done a lot of the upfront thinking to consider how we might pay employees should they ask to be paid in #bitcoin, how we might pay a vendor if they asked to be paid in #btc and whether we need to have #btc on our balance sheet," says @NedSegal $TWTR. pic.twitter.com/KjIgnqDmYC
— Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) February 10, 2021
In addition to Tesla and Twitter, Mastercard is also moving in this direction. Recently, the company announced plans to allow cardholders to make transactions with certain cryptocurrencies.
By the way, at the time of writing the news, the Bitcoin rate is $44,941.