The social network VKontakte (VK), which is very popular in Russia, is considering introducing a cryptocurrency. The social media platform has a proud 97 million users. An enormous possibility for the mass adaptation of cryptocurrencies.
Russia is known for its unusual attitude towards cryptocurrencies, which seems to change quite often. Given the attitude of Russia, many users are surprised that the state-owned social media platform “VKontakte (UK)” is considering introducing its own cryptocurrency. VK is also often referred to as “Russian Facebook”.
The Russian news agency “RNS” declares that it has learned this information from a reliable source. VKontakte also plans to create a reward system that uses its own coin to reward various actions from the user. The final decision on the introduction and benefits of the new cryptocurrency has not yet been made.
According to Alexa, the VKontakte website ranks 16th in the world. In Russia, it is even number 3 on the most popular websites. The number of active users on the…