El Salvador just bought 200 new coins. We now hold 400 #bitcoin #BitcoinDay 🇸🇻
El Salvador has just bought it’s first 200 coins. Our brokers will be buying a lot more as the deadline approaches. #BitcoinDay #BTC🇸🇻
On September 7, El Salvador will officially begin using #Bitcoin as its national currency alongside the U.S. dollar. Every cyber hornet 🐝 I know is planning to buy $30 in BTC tomorrow in solidarity with the people of #ElSalvador and their leader @nayibbukele. Will you join us?
Just walked into a McDonald's in San Salvador to see if I could pay for my breakfast with bitcoin, tbh fully expecting to be told no. But low and behold, they printed a ticket with QR that took me to a webpage with Lightning invoice, and now I'm enjoying my desayuno traditional! pic.twitter.com/NYCkMNbv7U
How much Bitcoin did El Salvador buy?
To warm up a skeptical public, Bukele has promised every citizen $30 in bitcoin if they sign up for a government digital wallet. Ahead of the launch, El Salvador bought 400 bitcoins, Bukele said, helping drive the currency price above $52,000 for the first time since May. NBC NewsEl Salvador hits snags as it adopts bitcoin as official currency, first country to do so