Dash, the thirteenth largest cryptocurrency, has now been integrated with Telegram, a popular messaging app. This is thanks to the work of Dash Text, a crypto wallet that originally relied on SMS messaging. Now, Dash Text is expanding its availability—but, due to limitations imposed by Facebook and WhatsApp, not nearly as much as it would like.
Dash Text allows users to interact with a chatbot, which they can instruct to send Dash tokens (DASH) to another wallet holder. The simplicity of this approach allows Dash Text to be integrated with apps that don’t support add-ons, and it also means that users can run a crypto wallet on even the simplest mobile devices and apps.
This makes Telegram a natural target for Dash Text. Telegram is especially popular among crypto users, and it is also the second-most popular chat app in Venezuela. Venezuela is, in turn, a hotspot for Dash adoption—Dash is actually more popular than Bitcoin in the country. This expansion will help Dash Text reach its target…