- After being asked "Why do you continue to ignore bitcoin and lightning?" by Block's Jack Dorsey on Twitter on July 26, 2023, today Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong finally responded with:
"We’re looking into how to best add Lightning. It’s non-trivial, but I think worth doing. I’m all for payments taking off in Bitcoin. Not sure why you think we’re ignoring Bitcoin - we’ve onboarded more people to Bitcoin than probably any company in the world. Let’s build it together."
- Michael Rihani, Product Lead at Cash App, had this to add to the conversation:
- Armstrong has already said that Coinbase will integrate Lightning four months ago. Back on April 8, 2023, he tweeted:
- At the same time, other commentators had quite a different answer to the original Jack Dorsey's question: