Changpeng Zhao explained he has yet to ask Musk for a detailed plan but that charging for comments and blue ticks are both in the pipeline.
Stripe announced an open banking product called Financial Connections sparking a testy Twitter tussle with Plaid CEO Zachery Perret.
The proposed crypto ad ban on Twitter would block ads related to cryptocurrency wallets, exchanges and ICOs; Twitter would be following Google and Facebook who have already instituted blocks on these ads; the ban would come sometime in the next few weeks and would include exceptions; the bans have been seen as proactive steps to root out scams. Source.
The Securities and Exchange Comission punted again on allowing a passive Bitcoin ETF to enter the market. It failed to approve the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust, instead opting to open a commentary period to address several questions around Bitcoin price formation and the health of the exchanges. A similar outcome faces the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF. You can tell I am not a fan of this waffling, and there are two core reasons: (1) the years-long delay and uncertainty is responsible for financial damage to both traditional and crypto investors, and (2) the premise of the objections misunderstand the environment of the Internet and the way our world is shaping up in the 21st century.
With more customers being active on Twitter, TD Ameritrade sees an opportunity to better engage and so they are rolling out a Twitter trading bot; the bot allows traders to execute trades, get market updates and look at educational content; this rollout follows the recent release of the Facebook messenger bot last August; using social media within trading has become a wider trend in the wealth management community as advisors look to cater to younger investors. Source.
ICICI Bank will integrate Twitter's digital customer care support features through the bank's Twitter account; Twitter business support features to be utilized by ICICI Bank include Twitter's support indicator, message button and links for customer conversations; with the new customer support features, ICICI Bank seeks to make banking more rewarding for its customers. Source