twitterhas added support for many tokens, continuing to expand the new crypto feature that allows users to search and review the prices of tokens.
The new additions are part of the social media giant’s “$Cashtags” feature announced on December 21 by its Twitter Business account. Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are the first to feature this feature. crypto- as assets.
Tweeting or searching for a crypto asset with a dollar sign ($) in front now links to pricing charts for those symbols.
As reported by Koinfinans.com, 30 of the top 50 coins by market cap are listed so far, including USDT, XRP, Binance USD, Cardano, Solana, Polygon, Litecoin, Dai, Avalanche, Uniswap, Dogecoin and Shiba Inu. .
Dogecoin Twitter community, new Twitter CEO Elon Musk‘s support of the meme coin and thanked them for including this feature.
Twitter has added the $DOGE cashtag!NEWS CONTINUES BELOW
Clicking or searching $DOGE automatically brings up price data for #dogecoin
Thank you Elon and $TWTR engineers! pic.twitter.com/f3GNb6Dkn9
— 💸💸💸 (@itsALLrisky) January 12, 2023
However, some important shortcomings stood out at the time of reporting, such as Binance’s token BNB, USD Coin, OKB, Lido Staked Ether.
Twitter Increases Cryptocurrency Features
Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Internet Computer (ICP), Decentraland and The Sandbox.
While the feature currently redirects to charts and purchase links, it remains unclear how it will fare in the future. Price data is currently retrieved from TradingView. As a matter of fact, the purchase links lead to the Robinhood exchange. As a matter of fact, Twitter and Robinhood did not make any partnership agreements.
Since taking over at Twitter, Elon Musk has shared hints of what the “Twitter 2.0” vision could look like, including the possible integration of cryptocurrency-based payments into Twitter.