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Telegram opens the door to cryptocurrencies

As reported in Twitter on Tuesday, the instant messaging application, Telegramhas launched the payments of cryptocurrencies through Ton Token.


To access this feature, users must download and install the bot Wallet official Telegram, which allows them to buy cryptocurrency with a bank card, exchanges and transfers to other wallets.

According to the company, they can then send Bitcoin (BTC) or Ton to other users by clicking the ‘Wallet’ icon in direct messages.


You can now send Ton coin directly within Telegram chats!

It is a new way to send Toncoin without transaction fees to any Telegram user. With this service, you no longer have to enter long wallet addresses and wait for confirmations.


Watch the video and try the new feature!”, can be read in the tweet published by the Ton Blockchain account.

What is Ton and how does it work on Telegram

Ton is the acronym for Telegram Open Network and was created by the company of the same name in 2017 for decentralized services such as decentralized storage, anonymous networks, DNS, instant payments and others that use a proof-of-stake mechanism.


Cointelegraph previously reported that Telegram abandoned Ton in May 2020, following a lengthy battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

The decision came as the SEC alleged that the company sold unregistered securities to the public through its initial coin offering. To complicate matters, a New York judge previously ruled that the company also cannot distribute Grams, a Ton-like token, to outside investors. USA.

Shortly after the developers of Telegram left the project, crypto enthusiasts around the world quickly took the reins. and launched the free Ton network, based on Ton technology, with its own main network.

Cryptocurrency channels on Telegram

Profitable cryptocurrencies: In this channel you can find analysis of variables, the cryptocurrency of the day, important events of the community, press reviews and more.

Eberotrader: This channel started in 2017 and shows analysis of the crypto and Bitcoin market, breaking news or advice if you are thinking of investing.

Cryptocurrencies from 0 to 100: With more than 7,000 subscribers, this channel offers information about cryptocurrencies through classes, also has press reviews and answers more technical questions with audio.

Crypto Byrds: this is a Spanish platform that analyzes the cryptocurrency market and social networks to invest in reliable projects

Cryptocurrency Telegram groups

In addition to the channels Crypto Birds It also has a Telegram group where debates are held, videos are published explaining topics or concepts and doubts and advice are presented.

CryptocurrenciesESP: this is another group in Spanish that also shows all the news about cryptocurrencies. It does not update as fast as the previous ones, but the information it provides is also interesting.

BeInCrypto EN Chat is a huge Spanish-speaking community about Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects.

DeFiLab: one of the groups that focus on decentralized finance, the base of cryptocurrencies is DeFi Lab in Spanish.

Bitcoin in Spanish: if you are looking for a group specialized in Bitcoin, that is Bitcoin in Spanish, where you can share and read all the latest news of this type of cryptocurrency.

Another of the most informatively complete Telegram groups about cryptocurrencies, ICOs and much more is Blockchain and crypto in Spanish.

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