• Facebook Reportedly Considering Its Own Cryptocurrency

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Facebook may be interested in creating its own cryptocurrency.
    That's according to a report on Friday by the online video news network Cheddar that cited unnamed sources.
    A possible Facebook cryptocurrency would let the company's users more easily buy goods from each other through the social network "without government currencies" the report said.
    It's unclear how exactly Facebook fb would use its own cryptocurrency, but a possible Bitcoin-like coin could let people more easily sell goods internationally through the company's growing Marketplace online classified section .
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  • Facebook is reportedly exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency

    12 days ago - By Chron

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    Facebook is reportedly looking into creating its own cryptocurrency.
    On Tuesday, Facebook's head of Messenger David Marcus said he's looking into blockchain applications within the company.
    The creation of a Facebook cryptocurrency might just be one of the avenues Marcus and his team is exploring.
    Facebook is looking into creating its own cryptocurrency, according to a report by Cheddar. Reportedly, unnamed sources familiar with the matter said Facebook is "very serious" about its consideration of building its own decentralized digital currency.
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