#Forkgoogle: Crypto Community Pushes Back Against Censorship

#Forkgoogle: Crypto Community Pushes Back Against Censorship

A petition circulating on Twitter is demanding that the crypto community unite to boycott Google’s services and migrate to distributed platforms. A petition taking aim at Google for censoring cryptocurrency-related content across its platforms is gaining traction on Twitter.#ForkGoogle’s memorandum accuses Google and its subsidiary YouTube of waging “campaigns of suppression against Bitcoin and blockchain industry for years.”The post seeks to inspire a coming together of blockchain companies and stakeholders to push back against…

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Google Trends Sees ‘Bitcoin Iran’ Surge 4,500% on Safe Haven Narrative

Google Trends Sees ‘Bitcoin Iran’ Surge 4,500% on Safe Haven Narrative

The rapid breakout of a theory linking Iran to Bitcoin price rises continues to circulate, but not everyone considers the two phenomena to be linked. Bitcoin (BTC) benefiting from the Iran crisis has captured the imagination of internet users worldwide, with its Google search popularity up almost 5,000%.According to data from Google Trends, the search term “Bitcoin Iran” surged 4,450% in the seven days to Jan. 8. Bitcoin search popularity follows priceThe term “Bitcoin” itself…

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Google Play Lifts Ban on Ethereum Browser Extension MetaMask

Google Play Lifts Ban on Ethereum Browser Extension MetaMask

Major Ethereum browser extension and wallet service Metamask has revealed that Google has now reversed its short-lived ban on the software. Major Ethereum browser extension and wallet service Metamask has something to celebrate as 2020 kicks off, notifying its users that Google has now reversed its short-lived ban on the browser add-on.In a tweet posted on Jan. 1 2020, the MetaMask team revealed that:“Upon careful consideration, Google has permitted The MetaMask mobile app back…

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Google Searches for Bitcoin Spike After BTC Price Hits 6-Month Lows

Google Searches for Bitcoin Spike After BTC Price Hits 6-Month Lows

Bitcoin is enjoying more mainstream popularity than ever in terms of Google searches, continuing a trend that sees interest closely tied to price volatility. Bitcoin (BTC) has sparked fresh interest from mainstream consumers after its price nosedived to its lowest levels since May this week. According to data from Google Trends, “Bitcoin” and associated terms have increased in popularity conspicuously over the past week.“Bitcoin halving” back in the spotlightCurrently, “Bitcoin” is at its highest search…

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