Twitter reportedly testing Bitcoin Lightning Tip Jar for Android

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'Tips' was unveiled for iOS successful September, with Twitter stating that the work would travel for Android wrong weeks.

Twitter is moving connected its Bitcoin Tip jar for Android devices, tech researcher Jane Manchun Wong has revealed.

As per the Hong Kong-based Wong, the societal media level has started investigating Lightning-powered BTC tipping weeks aft promising to bring the diagnostic to millions of users with Android services. Information Wong shared connected 24 October shows screenshots of the alleged testing, with details of however to acceptable up a wallet and person tips paid successful Bitcoin.

The screenshots amusement integration with Strike – a payments app connected apical of the Lightning Network that allows customers to wage with Bitcoin.

The 'Tips' diagnostic was introduced successful May, with Twitter adding the work to let users to nexus to apical third-party outgo services straight from their profile. The diagnostic allows users to person tips from others connected the platform, via outgo providers similar PayPal, Venmo, Cash App, Chipper, and Bandcamp. The work supports Bitcoin, added successful August.

In September, Twitter announced its tipping enactment for BTC, though that was constricted to iOS devices. However, the Jack Dorsey-led steadfast promised to rotation retired the diagnostic for its Android customers.

The Strike enactment is presently disposable to users successful El Salvador and the US, according to a blog post.

Apart from the BTC extremity jar, Twitter is besides reportedly looking to unveil a non-fungible token (NFT) product. According to Wong, the steadfast has begun tests connected the "Collectibles illustration tab, NFT presumption and NFT details view" features of the service.

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