Jack Dorsey says he’ll combine Lightning Community into Twitter or BlueSky


Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of social media community Twitter and monetary providers firm Sq., has confirmed he’s planning to combine Bitcoin’s Lightning Community sidechain with at the least one in all his companies.

On June 11, Dorsey responded to a query from Twitter consumer “deyonté,” who had requested that Dorsey combine the Lightning Community into Twitter or BlueSky — the decentralized social network Twitter has devoted manpower to growing since 2019.

In response, Dorsey responded, “Solely a matter of time.”

Dorsey’s remark seems deliberately imprecise, with the comment showing open to be interpreted as confirming that both BlueSky or Twitter, and even each corporations, may very well be eying a Lightning integration.

Twitter consumer “mklad” additionally advised Dorsey’s pro-Lightning remarks may relate to Sq.’s latest acquisition of Jay-Z’s failed music streaming platform, Tidal.

Dorsey’s tweet comes amid latest strikes from Sq. to increase its digital asset operations.

Earlier this month, Dorsey revealed that Sq. intends to develop an open-source non-custodial Bitcoin hardware wallet. The next day, Cointelegraph reported that Sq. revealed a partnership with blockchain infrastructure agency Blockstream, with Sq. planning to take a position $5 million right into a solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility.

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Dorsey has lengthy argued that Bitcoin mining incentivizes adoption and innovation in renewable energy, with Sq. committing $10 million towards its Bitcoin Clear Power Funding Initiative in December.