Twitter searches for “$bitcoin”, “bitcoin price” and “btc price” will bring up the price chart, and similar searches for Ethereum will work.

Social media platform Twitter has added a new crypto feature that allows users to search for the price of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) by entering their names or tags in the search tab.

The new feature is an improvement to $Cashtags, the business’s Twitter account announced on December 21. When someone posts a ticker symbol for a major stock, exchange-traded fund or cryptocurrency, people see a clickable link that takes them to search results. Now add the price charts. For those signs.

He noted that a simple search for an indicator symbol for stocks or crypto will also bring up a chart of prices.

Shortly thereafter, on December 22, Twitter CEO Elon Musk reiterated the announcement of the new feature, saying it was “one of many product improvements coming to Financial Twitter.”

BTC and ETH appear to be the only two cryptocurrencies with price charts at the time of writing. Other major cryptocurrencies include Musk’s favorite, Dogecoin

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, didn’t make the cut.

However, Twitter Business said it hopes to expand signal coverage and improve user experience “in the coming weeks.”

A screenshot of the 24-hour Twitter Ether (ETH) price chart. Source: Cointelegraph.
Cointelegraph’s price chart shows several variations of bitcoin, such as “$bitcoin”, “bitcoin price”, “btc price” and related searches also work for ethereum.

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Tech blogger Jane Mastodon Wong pointed out to her 158,700 Twitter followers on December 21 that the charts were taken from TradingView, a trading analysis platform.

The price charts also include a clickable “View Robinhood” link in the lower left corner, indicating that the retail platform has teamed up with Twitter for this integration.

There, users are brought to Robinhood’s ETH price chart, which has an additional link below that says “Sign up to buy Ethereum.” The same links are available for Bitcoin.

However, no details about the partnership between Twitter and Robinhood have been revealed.

According to data from BitInfoCharts, #Bitcoin is tweeted about 120,000 times a day, and the price chart integration on Twitter is likely to drive even more traffic to Robinhood.

#Ethereum on the other hand is hovering around 25,000.

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Earlier this month, rumors began to circulate that Twitter would use its own cryptocurrency “Twitter Coin” for payments on the platform. The rumors began on December 4, a week after Musk shared a glimpse of what “Twitter 2.0” might look like, including the integration of cryptocurrency-based payments on Twitter.

But Musk’s future at Twitter appears to be at a crossroads, with the controversial figure prompting Twitter users to “step down as head of Twitter?” In a Twitter poll on December 19 – 57.5 “yes” from 17,502,391 voters.

Musk later said, “The CEO will step down as soon as he finds someone good enough to take the job!”

Source: CoinTelegraph

Source: CoinTelegraph