Encrypted Messaging App Signal Now Accepts Crypto Donations
The nonprofit behind the popular messaging app is accepting donations in 12 cryptocurrencies through The Giving Block.
Private messaging app Signal is accepting cryptocurrency donations.
- According to its blog post, Signal Technology Foundation is now accepting cryptocurrency donations through The Giving Block.
- The non-profit organization behind the popular messaging app was founded by Moxie Marlinspike and Brian Acton in 2018 and runs on donations.
- In January, Signal staff members expressed concerns about crypto payments being integrated into the platform, according to a report by Platformer.
- MobileCoin, a crypto project advised by Marlinspike, went live in December and recently raised a Series A funding round.
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