31 Jul '14, 4am

Bitstars Turns Your Selfies Into Bitcoin with Tipping Contests

Bitstars Turns Your Selfies Into Bitcoin with Tipping Contests

Philippines-based website Bitstars.ph has developed a novel way to get bitcoins into thousands of new hands, and demonstrate the network’s utility for micropayments and tipping, with a worldwide ‘selfie’ competition. The site , launched in alpha on 1st June, already has over 1,100 registered users who have submitted over 10,000 photos. Of themselves. A selfie, in case you hadn’t heard, is a photo you take of yourself and then usually upload to a social network. Upload them to Bitstars.ph as well and you have the chance to earn bitcoin tips in addition to all those ‘Likes’. Miguel Cuneta, Co-founder and CCO of Bitstars.ph’s parent company Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI), told CoinDesk the project has a dual purpose. He said: “The main concept was to find a way to monetize ‘Likes’ using Bitcoin and make people get to know about the concept of Bitcoin using a familiar medium...

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