Jack Dorsey says he will integrate Lightning Network into Twitter or BlueSky



Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of social media community Twitter and monetary companies firm Sq., has confirmed he’s planning to combine Bitcoin’s Lightning Community sidechain with at the very least one among 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 community Twitter has devoted manpower to growing since 2019.

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

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

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

Dorsey’s tweet comes amid current strikes from Sq. to develop its digital asset operations.

Earlier this month, Dorsey revealed that Sq. intends to develop an open-source non-custodial Bitcoin {hardware} pockets. The next day, Cointelegraph reported that Sq. revealed a partnership with blockchain infrastructure agency Blockstream, with Sq. planning to speculate $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 power, with Sq. committing $10 million towards its Bitcoin Clear Power Funding Initiative in December.