30 November 2015

QuickCoin integrates bitcoin wallet with Facebook

27 May 2014  |  3911 views  |  0 bitcoins

US startup QuickCoin has launched a bitcoin wallet app that lets users send the crypto-currency to their Facebook friends.

Currently in open beta, QuickCoin's Web-based Simple Wallet is integrated with Facebook, enabling users to login, pick a friend and hit a send button.

They then enter how much to send - either in bitcoin or fiat currency - and a notification is added to the recipient's timeline with the money transferred immediately.

The startup is hoping that its simple, Facebook-friendly wallet will help bring bitcoin - still largely associated with nerdy anarcho-libertarians - to the masses.


Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)
Log in to receive notifications when someone posts a comment

Finextra news in your inbox

For Finextra's free daily newsletter, breaking news flashes and weekly jobs board, sign up now.

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)

Related stories

20 May, 2014
16 May, 2014
02 May, 2014
25 April, 2014
14 March, 2014
07 March, 2014

Your browser is unable to support Flash files.

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
BBVA buys 29.5% stake in Atom for £45...
8059 views comments | 34 tweets | 42 linkedin
Former Barclays chief forecasts massive jo...
6872 views comments | 29 tweets | 35 linkedin
BNP Paribas to test contactless payment di...
6295 views comments | 17 tweets | 25 linkedin
WeChat launches mobile wallet in South Afr...
6047 views comments | 19 tweets | 15 linkedin
Hilton confirms data breach
5674 views comments | 11 tweets | 17 linkedin

Featured job

Competitive base, double OTE
New York City, NY. USA

Find your next job