On December 9, 2022, Twitter owner Elon Musk told the public that the social media company plans to delete 1.5 billion accounts. Musk further added that the deletion would be to accounts that were either devoid of tweets or hadn’t logged in in years. But after Musk announced the plan, many cryptocurrency advocates became concerned that Hal Finney’s account would be among the names purged.August 2014 Finney, who passed away in 2018, first mentioned Bitcoin in a public forum tweet.
Bitcoiners ask Twitter’s Elon Musk to save computer scientist Hal Finney’s Twitter account
Cryptocurrency advocates fear computer scientist Hal Finney’s Twitter account could be deleted. People are worried about the deletion of Finney’s account because Elon Musk said Twitter plans to delete his 1.5 billion inactive account. Musk: Twitter will soon start unlocking namespace of 1.5 billion accounts I have written December 9, 2022. [and] I haven’t logged in in years,” Musk said. Added.
— Half-in (@halfin) January 11, 2009
One account I haven’t tweeted in years, and probably haven’t logged into in years, unless my family and friends still have access to it, is early Bitcoiner Hal Finney’s Twitter account. @half finFinney was a computer scientist and famous for being one of the first (besides Satoshi) to run Bitcoin software. First BTC transaction Sent over the network and confirmed at block height 170After Musk’s statement about deleting the account, many Twitter users tagged Musk in a tweet begging him to keep Finney’s Twitter account. 1 person I have written:
Hal Finney’s Twitter account must be saved to @elonmusk. Do not purge!
Another Twitter user wrote to Musk in response to Musk’s recent purge statement, asking him not to delete Finney’s social media accounts. “Please don’t erase [the] Hal Finney account.one of [the] Important Twitter Accounts for Bitcoin [and] crypto space’ user pleaded Twitter owner. Finney was the first to mention his Bitcoin topic on his social media platform on January 10, 2009 at 10:33pm ET. “We are running Bitcoin,” says Finney murmured The day and tweet has over 55,000 likes at the time of writing.The @halfin account has over 69,400 Twitter followers as of December 12, 2022.
Finney Not Only Tweeted About “Bitcoin Runs” On January 10th, He Very Likely Mined The First Bitcoin Block the next day. block 78 Finney’s series of transactions are related to the bitcoins he mined that year, most likely mining block 78 on January 11, 2009. , but it is also linked First BTC transaction 10’s Bitcoin upon January 12, 2009 3:30 am ETBitcoin originally derived from the Bitcoin block 9.
Additionally, Finney’s “Bitcoin in action” tweet isn’t the only post he’s written about decentralized cryptocurrency networks. “We are looking at ways to add anonymity to Bitcoin,” says Finney Said January 21, 2009. I have written January 27, 2009. In Finney’s “running bitcoin” tweet, her Bitcoin advocate Lyn Alden tweeted that she hoped the computer scientist’s account would not be among the purged accounts subject to deletion. did.
“Hopefully this account isn’t one of the dormant accounts being removed from Twitter,” said Alden. Said“If there is a significant level of historical relevance, it would be nice to have a project that holds hundreds of accounts.”
some users also Recommended Re-evaluate classic tweets regularly to stay relevant. “@elonmusk should consider follower counts here. If otherwise ‘inactive’ accounts are gaining new followings, they are probably historically significant,” said another individual. I have written.
What do you think of Elon Musk considering deleting 1.5 billion inactive Twitter accounts? Crypto begging Musk not to delete Hal Finney’s Twitter account and keep it for preservation What do you think of backers? Let us know what you think about this in the comments section below.
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