Twitter may soon integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network
In a recent tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says it’s only “a matter of time” before the social media giant integrates the Lightning Network, a layer-two scaling solution built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain.
The popular protocol will likely be used for micropayments, but Dorsey is yet to provide any details about the integration.
It will also build a solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility together with blockchain technology company Blockstream.
The number of nodes on the Lightning Network has more than doubled since last June, according to data provided by Bitcoin Visuals.
On top of that, merchants in El Salvador will likely have to accept payments over Lightning, which will give a major adoption boost to the network.