Jack Dorsey says he’ll combine Lightning Community into Twitter or BlueSky


Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of social media community Twitter and monetary companies firm Sq., has confirmed he’s planning to combine Bitcoin’s Lightning Community sidechain with no less than one among his companies.

On June 11, Dorsey responded to a query from Twitter person “deyonté,” who had requested that Dorsey combine the Lightning Community into Twitter or BlueSky — the decentralized social network Twitter has devoted manpower to creating since 2019.

In response, Dorsey responded, “Solely a matter of time.”

Dorsey’s remark seems deliberately obscure, with the comment showing open to be interpreted as confirming that both BlueSky or Twitter, and even each corporations, may very well be eying a Lightning integration.

Twitter person “mklad” additionally recommended Dorsey’s pro-Lightning remarks might relate to Sq.’s latest acquisition of Jay-Z’s failed music streaming platform, Tidal.

Dorsey’s tweet comes amid latest strikes from Sq. to increase its digital asset operations.

Earlier this month, Dorsey revealed that Sq. intends to develop an open-source non-custodial Bitcoin hardware wallet. The next day, Cointelegraph reported that Sq. revealed a partnership with blockchain infrastructure agency Blockstream, with Sq. planning to speculate $5 million right into a solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility.

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Dorsey has lengthy argued that Bitcoin mining incentivizes adoption and innovation in renewable energy, with Sq. committing $10 million towards its Bitcoin Clear Power Funding Initiative in December.