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Bitcoins, The Modernized Currency

Bitcoins, The Modernized Currency

Cryptocurrency, Bitcoins, these are the common words that we get to hear in our everyday life, be it from our adults, or our peer group, the co-workers. Bitcoin is a Cryptocurrency that is a digital currency shared or used among other bitcoin users around the world. Cryptocurrency, in simple words, are digitized cash.

If you have ever studied history, or known anything about the history of buying or trading, then you should know well about the barter system. In ancient times, people used to go by the barter system, where they would exchange the items of their benefit or interest with others for their preferred goods. This system didn’t last long when the coins came in and took over it, soon being followed by the notes. These notes and coins may soon be taken over by Bitcoins officially if they already haven’t. This evolution from barter to the notes and then to the bitcoins is a more advanced one. Evolution is the change, and everyone swears by it.

How Bitcoins actually work

As famously as they are quoted, “Bitcoins are to cash, what emails are to paper mails”. They are simply the digital cash that people can send from one person to another without even knowing the person. Bitcoins or Cryptocurrency is the virtual currency that is controlled by a number of machines or people instead of relying on a single system, first-ever network among peer to peer with no middlemen or central authority. There are many types of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is the most favoured, widely and popularly used.

  • Safe and secure-

This network is not owned by a single network but rather is controlled by bitcoin users all around the globe.

The bitcoin network uses complex software algorithms that prevent any unauthorized activity, such as the creation of duplicate bitcoins from taking place. They use special Bitcoin code that have certain principles called as cryptography, which are based on advanced mathematical principles, which makes the breach into the Bitcoin’s source impossible. Bitcoins offer a safe and stable network to carry out your businesses into secure networks, and soon enough would be taken up by people across the globe.

  • Fast and easy-

With their introduction, we can make out how fast the transactions are made from one person to another without any fuss. You can easily send and share the bitcoins with the person desired to without any need of paperwork, address proof etc.

With the rise in technology along with Bitcoins popularity, because of its independence from any problems created by the central systems, this Era of Bitcoins, will soon pave the way for us all and lead to a stronger change that might actually connect the whole world globally.

Mark Campus

Mark Campus is a content marketer who owns Keenan’s room. A writer by day and a reader by night, he is loath to discuss himself in third person.