Reddit CTO: ‘I Think Crypto Payments Will Come Back’ To Platform

Reddit’s CTO blamed “high fees” for the platform no longer accepting Bitcoin payments in an interview May 2, but hinted they may soon return to the platform.Speaking in an interview with Cheddar, Christopher Slowe said that developers “didn’t have time” to update the Coinbase API used to accept BTC payments.Coinbase is in the midst of retiring its Merchant Tools and replacing them with a new operation titled Coinbase Commerce, a move which has sparked mixed reactions throughout the cryptocurrency industry.“They’re doing a great job, they’re doing a major revitalization of their payment gateway” Slowe said.“We just didn’t have time to upgrade our current API integration, and once the redesign… is landing, I think we’ll see crypto payments come back.”.@Reddit, which hosts communities for every single cryptocurrency in the world, is hoping to bring back crypto payments to the platform, this time with Ethereum and Litecoin in addition to Bitcoin, according…

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