Talk:Bitcoin

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Cryptojacking[edit]

http://www.ibtimes.com/what-cryptojacking-trend-continues-grow-2612969チーズバーガー • めん Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 02:35, 14 February 2018 (UTC)

Expanding on the content of this article.[edit]

This is not really a critique of the contents of the Bitcoin article, but a suggestion for *additional* content. Namely, I would find a section going into more detail about the scams in the crypto space very informative (and entertaining) to read. Off the top off my head:

  • ICO's
  • Ponzi schemes (Like bitconnect)
  • The shady behavior of exchanges
  • ...

The bitcoin article could then be transformed into a 'cryptocurrency' article, or the subjects in the list above could be put in the 'Scam' template.— Unsigned, by: Wimdetroyer / talk / contribs

On talk pages, please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~) or by clicking on the sign button: SigButt.png on the toolbar above the edit panel. You can also indent successive talk page comments using one more colon (:) for each line. Thank you. I think it would be best to have a separate cryptocurrency article. You are right that there a lot more things that could be addressed. To be honest, I don't think Bitcoin needs its own article at all, since there's nothing that distinctly separates it from other cryptocurrencies. Feel free to draft something up in your sandbox. —Kazitor, pending 10:36, 4 May 2018 (UTC)

Warren Buffet: BTC is "probably rat poison squared"[edit]

Inb4 shill gambit. 95.195.215.238 (talk) 15:32, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

...aaand it's gone.[edit]

https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-06-28/crypto-coin-graveyard-fills-up-fast-as-icos-meet-their-demise 217.119.171.154 (talk) 03:36, 29 June 2018 (UTC)

The one exception to Betteridge's Law of Headlines[edit]

https://phys.org/news/2018-07-bitcoin-network-oligarchy.html 217.119.171.154 (talk) 02:37, 4 July 2018 (UTC)

95% of trades are fake[edit]

Just found this. Maybe this can be used in the article --87.177.125.51 (talk) 12:59, 3 November 2019 (UTC)

Reconsideration of BTC as of 2021[edit]

I think things drastically changed since 2018, while I was a sceptic about BTC (as the article is) in that time period, things move quickly and BTC started to really proove itself and gained momentum with huge retail investors flocking to BTC. I think this whole article needs reconsideration, and more updated views. --94.44.250.178 (talk) 01:56, 22 March 2021 (UTC)

(EC) Not a BTC enthusiast, but yes the article is indeed outdated. Bitcoin showed a resilience that we thought it would never show. Not removing the silver status, but do question it. 01:57, 22 March 2021 (UTC) — Unsigned, by: GeeJayK / talk / contribs