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El influencer MAD Crypto posted a video on Twitter when he gives $20 in Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. to a waitress in Argentina via Lightning. Check out her reaction and what his followers had to say.
Any occasion, no matter how simple, can be an opportunity to show cryptocurrencies to people who don’t know about them. This week, it was news in social networks -in turn disseminated by the media Iproud- the story of a young Argentinian waitress who encounters crypto for the first time, when she was given a tip in Bitcoin.
The Mexican entrepreneur and crypto investor, tweeter and youtuber (with more than 100,000 followers in each network), who goes by the pseudonym MAD Cripto, taught a girl who served him as a waitress how to use the Argentine wallet. Other Wallet a place where cryptocurrency users can store, send and receive digital assets. to receive bitcoins as a tip through Lighting Network, which allows instant and low-cost micropayments.
“You’re speaking Chinese to me.” she said first, when he talked to her about paying her that way. Then, he showed her step by step how to receive micropayments and showed her how he had received the equivalent of $20 in BTC in seconds.
At that, the girl asked the question: “Now what do I do with this?” .
Another of the men who shared the table with the influencer replied: “You keep it for 20 years.”
The video cuts off right then and there. We don’t know what the girl replied.
– MAD Crypto (@mattunchi) March 23, 2022
The video posted two days ago (with more than 800,000 views on Twitter so far) got hundreds of responses. Many of them funny. From those who said that “that girl looked angry”, or “she didn’t even raise a smile”, to those who criticized the influencer for not tipping her in cash cash is the most liquid form of money: physical coins and banknotes in the most narrow sense of the term. (although he said he also tipped her). Some tweeters took the opportunity to try to promote other smaller crypto, such as doggy meme coins. There were some who said that the girl was actually being used to record her for promotional purposes and that she was being “disrespecting the wench.”
Despite the lack of knowledge about cryptocurrencies in the country, there is actually quite a lot of interest from the population of the southern country on the subject. Regarding crypto adoption in Argentina, Kim Grauer, Research Director at Chanalysis, he told iProUP: “Argentina has an overall cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. market an area or arena, online or offline, in which commercial dealings are conducted. valued at USD $68.8 billion, well above Venezuela’s USD $28.3 billion” and only surpassed in the region by Brazil, with USD $90.9 billion.
Sources: Twitter, Iproud , archivo
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Imagen de Unsplash (referential, not the waitress in the video)