While overall cryptocurrency market capitalization has hit above $800 billion, there is another great news for crypto supporters – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg supports cryptocurrency.
8 January, AtoZForex – The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has shared his opinion about cryptocurrencies with the public. The businessman has become the latest public figure to be involved with cryptocurrencies. According to his remarks, the cryptocurrency boom will help shape the world of the future.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Supports Cryptocurrency
This week, Mark Zuckerberg has stated that cryptocurrencies could be the key to shaping the future businesses. He also stated that these digital assets could be the answer to many global problems.
The Chief of Facebook has claimed that the Blockchain technology that many cryptocurrencies are based on is the key to the future business development. He has also revealed that he was researching the way of how cryptocurrency markets could improve his creation – Facebook.
Mr. Zuckerberg has called cryptocurrencies one of the most interesting questions in technology as of the moment. He has added:
“I’m looking forward to bringing groups of experts together to discuss and help work through these topics. There are important counter-trends to this – like encryption and cryptocurrency – that take power from centralized systems and put it back into people’s hands.”
Mark Zuckerberg to study crypto
Furthermore, Mark Zuckerberg has stressed that he is planning to study cryptocurrencies in a deeper fashion:
“I’m interested to go deeper and study the positive and negative aspects of these technologies, and how best to use them in our services.”
He also has highlighted that the technology behind cryptocurrencies could be a great solution to a problem of “fake news.” Mr. Zuckerberg is not the sole Facebook executive to express the interest in cryptocurrency market. The vice president of the social media giant’s messaging products, David Marcus, has earlier indicated his curiosity in crypto.
In fact, Mr. Marcus has joined the Coinbase’s Inc board. Coinbase is one of the largest modern cryptocurrency exchanges. He has stated that digital currencies are able to pave the way to better democratization.
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