Residents in El Salvador have barely accepted bitcoin as one of the country’s legal tender, many even are yet to get a grasp of what digital assets are, but that hasn’t stopped the government and its partners from introducing fresh crypto-related innovations to spice things up.
The latest of such initiatives is Strike’s announcement of its free “Pay me in Bitcoin” feature, which will enable users to withdraw a portion or all of their funds in Bitcoin.
“Today anyone with a Strike account, no matter your employer, can get paid in bitcoin,” Strike CEO Jack Mallers wrote in a Thursday announcement published on Medium.
But that wasn’t all, Mr Mallers seemed to carry over the euphoria of the news to popular micro-bloghing platform Twitter.
I just published Announcing Pay Me In Bitcoin
If you save in USD, the quality of your life degrades with time.
If you save in #bitcoin, a high quality of life gets cheaper and increasingly attainable.
Today, everyone can get paid and save in #Bitcoin https://t.co/1ICtYKL8ze
— Jack Mallers (@jackmallers) October 14, 2021
In June, Newsbsc reported that El Salvador’s government was “considering” paying workers in Bitcoin. The “Pay me in Bitcoin” feature by
Srike would make it easier to achieve this feat.