Why We Charge Money For Usernames

With the launch of Paymail it is now possible for people to send money to names (“paymails”) rather than long, random character strings like Bitcoin addresses. Paymails are much easier people to remember and to write down than addresses. It is a huge improvement to the user experience. Paymails are the username system of Money Button. Although many people in the real world…

Introducing Paymail: An Extensible Identity Protocol for Bitcoin (BSV)

People should never have to see long, random, unfamiliar character strings like Bitcoin addresses. People should see names that they can easily write, type or tap into a phone. Paymail is a new identity protocol for Bitcoin that removes Bitcoin addresses from the user experience. Instead of addresses, Paymail uses human-readable names that look exactly the same as email addresses. Paymails are…

Cool New Money Button Apps (April 2019)

Since we last we wrote about the Top Ten Money Button Apps, a lot has happened and many new apps have been created. Many of the new apps do things that weren’t possible until recently, particularly around on-chain data and applications. We thought it would be cool to share the best of the new apps. bitstagram The most popular of the new apps…

Money Button Users Fill Record-Breaking Block Sizes in the First “Blockchain History Day”

Over the weekend, Money Button users uploaded hundreds of megabytes of data including photos, images and video to the Bitcoin SV blockchain. We have filled several new record-breaking block sizes, including the new largest block ever at 127,981,064 bytes, mined by Coingeek. This is even more impressive than the 113 MB block mined last week. These records are important because they demonstrate…

Money Button Fills the Largest Block in History at 113 MB

Money Button has filled the largest block in history at 113 MB, mined by Coingeek. The block contained high resolution photos of Potrero Hill in San Francisco, CA uploaded by swiping Money Button over twelve hundred times. The block was mined on the Bitcoin SV blockchain, the business-friendly and scaling-focused blockchain designed to achieve the original vision of Satoshi Nakamoto of bringing…

Top Ten Money Button Apps

Money Button is like the Facebook Like Button, but it’s money. It’s very easy for developers to build it into apps, and it’s very easy for users to pay with it. Transaction fees are zero, and payments cannot be blocked, reversed, frozen or inflated away. As we add features like support for giant OP_RETURN data making immutable data storage apps possible, we’re happy…