The Young Turks, the world’s largest online news show with over 2 billion annual impressions and 2.2 million YouTube subscribers has begun accepting bitcoin for donations since last week.
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In a news report with Ex-Baltimore Cop Michael Wood on Abusive Police Culture, the TYT network briefly displayed their bitcoin wallet QR code and said: “Got some bitcoin burning a hole in your online wallet? Great, because you can use this QR code to support TYT. Remember, every little bitcoin helps.”
David Koller of the Young Turks network confirmed to CoinTelegraph that the network will indeed continue to accept bitcoin.
The effect of the TYT coverage on bitcoin is significant as videos and news reports of the TYT network generate around 100,000 views on average. However, out of the last 20 videos posted on YouTube, this was the only video mentioning their bitcoin donation campaign, for now.
The Young Turks Network products, services and reports are entirely in digital format so a bitcoin option makes sense compared other centralized payment options like PayPal, which have the tendency to freeze and hold payments.
Since the display of their Read more ... source: Cointelegraph