Google Trends Ranks Bitcoin In Front of Apple Pay

Apple Pay and Bitcoin have been named in the sentence quite a few times over the past year. Depending on how one wants to look at things, both payment options are either direct competitors of each other or future partners. Certain people might argue only Bitcoin community members see the connection with Apple Pay, but as it turns out, people search for Bitcoin more often compared to Apple Pay. Paypal remains the clear leader, though, according to Google Trends.

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Bitcoin Beats Apple Pay on Google Trends

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Comparing the Google Trends results for both Bitcoin and Apple Pay might be a bit mature though. Bitcoin has been around for over six years, even though the digital currency is still not widely used by consumers or businesses. Apple Pay , on the other hand, has only launched little over a year ago.

That being said, both payment options bring their own challenges and advantages to the table. Apple Pay is integrated in iOS, and is available owners of an iPhone 6 or 6S throughout the US

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