Twitter Adds Bitcoin Emoji: Dorsey’s Latest Show of Support for BTC

Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer and co-founder of Twitter, showed off the platform’s newest feature in a tweet of his own on Sunday. Now, when users write a hashtag alongside the word “Bitcoin” or the letters “BTC,” a Bitcoin emoji appears next to it. This is demonstrated in Dorsey’s Twitter bio, which contains nothing but the hashtag and the symbol:



Dorsey also tagged Unicode, the consortium that manages character standards, in his tweet in what seems to be an effort to suggest that it does the same thing.



Then, in December, Dorsey announced that Twitter would be funding a team dedicated to developing a decentralized standard for social media.


Just last week, a representative of Square wrote in a blog post that “it’s only a matter of time until instant, low-fee bitcoin payments are as common as cash used to be.”

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