Wednesday February 19, 2020

Facebook's new crypto-currency needs more friends

The social media giant announced on Tuesday that it had signed up 27 partners to develop and administer Libra, a digital medium of exchange for use on its apps and beyond

19th June, 2019
The video of Mark Zuckerberg being verbally destroyed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is still fresh in the memory

Uber, Spotify, Visa and Mastercard are all taking part – but there’s a notable absence of banks, large retailers and consumer goods companies, whose massive marketing budgets are the staple of ad agencies worldwide.

The company wants to sign up a total of 100 by the time the coin starts next year. It will need every one of them, and more.

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