A new Bitcoin Lightning app presents an interesting take on the ‘paywall for written content’ concept where users crowdfund ‘scratching off’ one letter at a time.


Scratch That Itch

Bangkok-based French developer, Guillaume Verbal, unleashed an interesting take on the ‘paywall for written content’ concept this week: a Bitcoin Lightning app where users crowdfund the reveal of a post by ‘scratching off’ one letter at a time.

Lightning Scratchcard brings a genuinely innovative twist to the ‘content-paywall’ genre, providing a brand new way to earn some satoshis. The content creator publishes a written piece on the website, and sets a funding goal for it. This funding goal is then divide by the number of characters in the article, giving a per-letter price, which can be as low as 1 satoshi.

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Source: https://thebitcoinnews.com/new-bitcoin-lightning-app-scratches-online-content-monetization-itch/