The COVID-19 E-Commerce Boom Hasn’t Trickled Down to Bitcoin, Despite Advantages
Although a variety of e-commerce platforms are booming during COVID-19 lockdowns, bitcoin payments remain exceedingly niche.
The report comes less than two weeks after CEO Jamie Iannone said eBay was looking at how to get into the NFT market.
The Latin American retailer said the purchase was in the last quarter.
The tool will convert customers' payments into bitcoin, which is then sent to the merchant's digital wallet.
Williams leads a pack of notable investors in the e-commerce firm, including her husband, Alexis Ohanian, and a handful of prominent YouTubers.
Data and headlines on bitcoin's use in commerce point to an attribute that sets it apart from the yellow metal.