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WhatsApp allows the use of Bitcoins and Litecoins

12:46 20 May /2019

Due to the bot Lite.Im, the WhatsApp users got the possibility to use this messenger to receive and send cryptocurrency, Bitcoins (BTC) and Litecoins.

The WhatsApp bot Lite.Im is designed to simplify transactions so that people can easily use their digital assets in their daily lives.

To start receiving and sending cryptocurrencies, you need to add a bot in the application and follow the instructions. Using a bot, you need to come up with a password and set the default cryptocurrency that you use. So far, the bot is available in English and Spanish. It is worth noting that the developer of the bot, the company Zulu Republic, in addition to Bitcoin and Litecoin added ZTX, the native token of the platform Zulu Republic.

Whatsapp and security

However, some skeptics fear the safety of WhatsApp after its recent hacking. Recently, an application with users in more than 180 countries was attacked by hackers who installed spyware on mobile devices with Whatsapp with just a simple call.

Telegram founder Pavel Durov said that every time Whatsapp fixes critical vulnerabilities, new ones take their place.

For reference: WhatsApp messenger is owned by Facebook, which also develops its own cryptocurrency and wants to introduce the possibility of its use in Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp applications.


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