Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, founders of the Gemini crypto exchange, commenting on Facebook’s crypto project said that, anyway, crypto is a key to something greater than the social networking.
The twins said they ultimately believe that the innovation heralded by crypto represents a more momentous and disruptive development than social networking platforms.
Cameron said that “crypto is transferring value and putting markets on certain resources which is, like, greater, like, brings more people in, like, than, like, sharing photos right,” and Tyler added:
“It’s powerful. People want to connect and stuff, but if you actually pay people and things in value that is almost, like, more significant.”
However, Cameron Winklevoss highlighted that a Facebook coin would be a “really positive” development for the crypto industry, echoed by Taylor’s comment that it is “cool” Zuckerberg is entering the market they have championed for so long.
As a reminder, Facebook has been hinting at a keen interest in blockchain for some time. Facebook is now increasing its blockchain-related staff. Social media giant hiring 20 specialist, including: threat investigator, technology communications director, data scientist, two product managers and a product designer, marketing and brand strategy managers, various UX researchers and other roles.