Exciting things are happening for Purse, one of the more prominent Bitcoin companies in the world today. Not only have they released their iOS app just in time for Black Friday, but they also added official WikiLeaks apparel. An exciting development and all apparel purchases will result in a direct donation to the WikiLeaks project.
Two Big Milestones For The Purse Ecosystem
The first announcement made by Purse revolves around their mobile application. Even though Android users have been able to enjoy this offering for quite some time now, iOS users had to wait patiently. The long wait is finally over; as the Purse app has arrived in the Itunes App Store. Through this application, Apple users can shop online with Bitcoin and enjoy huge discounts.
As far as functionality goes, the purse app for iOS offers the same user experience as its Android counterpart. Users can shop across the world’s largest marketplaces, and enjoy discounts ranging between 5% and 30%. The platform is most notably known for their Amazon integration, allowing users to name their own discount, or save 5% when instantly buying items. A very useful tool to spread Bitcoin awareness on a global level.
Mobile shopping is taking off all over the world, and attracting new customer sis of the utmost importance. For Purse, having their app available to all the key mobile operating systems is a significant step in the right direction. With the added discounts, consumers may start to take Bitcoin a bit more seriously as a global payment option.
But perhaps the biggest announcement comes in the form of adding official Wikileaks apparel to the Purse app. T-shirts are the first items offered for sale in exchange for Bitcoin. Web users can check out the offering through the regular website as well. All shirts come in different sizes, and the prices are relatively inexpensive.
— WikiLeaks Shop (@WikiLeaksShop) November 24, 2016
Every single Wikileaks apparel purchase made will count as a direct donation to the WikiLeaks initiative. It is good to see Bitcoin still play a role of importance for this initiative. After they had been cut off from PayPal for donations, Bitcoin made perfect sense for the WikiLeaks team. Now that their apparel can be purchased with cryptocurrency as well, these existing ties are reinforced.
Purse continues to make a name for itself by offering innovative features and focusing on mobile efforts. Adding new items is of the utmost importance to make bitcoin more appealing as a payment option. Bitcoin is slowly gaining more traction on a global scale, and through dedicated efforts, cryptocurrency can continue to grow as an ecosystem.
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