Cryptocurrency users were celebrating fresh rumors about a major adoption push this week after hints suggested eBay might accept Bitcoin and altcoins.
eBay: ‘Virtual Currency Is Happening’
According to photographs of marketing material from the ongoing Consensus 2019 conference in New York, eBay, which has 180 million users, is actively pursuing crypto payments.
One of the annual event’s major sponsors this year, it would appear the giant online marketplace is deliberately targeting attendees’ imagination.
“Virtual Currency. It’s happening on eBay,” one placard reads, without giving any further information.
“Leaked from Consensus, eBay possibly announcing the support of cryptocurrencies on their website.” – @PatronsOfTheMoon Telegram. #share #bitcoin #cryptocurrency pic.twitter.com/xqbpdysUic
— wolf (@ImNotTheWolf) May 12, 2019
The choice of slogan worked; after the photographs went online, social media and mainstream media alike ignited a debate which continues to engulf the cryptocurrency community….