FacebookCoin? (CNBC)

Facebook is reportedly ‘very serious’ about launching its own cryptocurrency

  • It’s not the first time the idea of a Facebook coin has been floated, but the plans take on some greater meaning in light of Facebook’s recently reshuffled executive structure and newly formed blockchain group.
  • Blockchain, the decentralized record-keeping system, could help tackle some of Facebook’s most bothersome problems, like identity verification or advertising sales.
  • It would likely be years before Facebook’s work on blockchain and cryptocurrency became anything material, Cheddar reports.

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