The Lightning Network becomes more practical. A new app called Tippin allows you to donate at the touch of a button via Twitter. An important step towards the suitability for everyday use has been made.
One of the basic ideas behind Bitcoin was to enable the payment of even smaller amounts, thus establishing Bitcoin as an everyday means of payment. In the original version, however, soon encountered difficulties with this ideal. Payments lasted between ten minutes and one hour, and as the number of users increased, fees rose. The Lightning Network tries to solve this problem. The now world-famous London taxi driver Dave Jenkins already uses this network. A customer paid for it within two seconds at a fee of less than one euro cent.
The app Tippin
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