News App Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a BCH Address on Social Media

On March 23, the creator of the blog platform and the social media application revealed a new project called The application allows anyone to create a customizable short address that can be used for tips rather than having to share a long BCH address on social media platforms.

Platform Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a Long Bitcoin Cash Address

The founder of the blogging platform announced a new project on Reddit this Tuesday revealing a service called ( The Reddit post led to another post on the social media application which described what does. App Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a BCH Address on Social Media

Essentially, the program allows anyone to create a short URL and tether it to a public bitcoin cash (BCH) address. This way, instead of having to share a long BCH to others on social media, the person can create a short address to post on Instagram, Twitter,, Facebook, or

Rather than leveraging a long BCH address, the announcement post says:

Wouldn’t it be much better to post something like That’s exactly what does. You can register a name and use it. You can actually register up to 5 names and addresses. (In case of an obvious impersonation, like if you register a name like and you aren’t provably Elon Musk, we reserve the right to delete your address and return it to the rightful owner).

The platform takes only a few minutes to set up a short address to a public BCH address. On social media, the announcement was welcomed with open arms. The post on the subreddit r/btc had a lot of people using Chaintip to tip the creator of the new application. “This is awesome,” one individual wrote on Reddit. “And because I got in from the beginning, I got to choose my first name as my username,” the Redditor added.

Taking the Tipping Further With a Twitter Faucet

In addition to the application, the creators wanted to take things a bit further. “What if you could post on Twitter using a hashtag #bitcoincash and your address and maybe get a bitcoin cash tip automatically for doing just that from us?” the creators asked. “It will help bitcoin cash gain in popularity and we could give bitcoin cash to even more people to try it out. That’s exactly what we plan to do with our newest bitcoin cash faucet for Twitter,” the creators noted. App Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a BCH Address on Social Media
An example of a address the creators have made. Users can tether up to five different bitcoin cash addresses to a unique short URL.

Currently, the faucet doesn’t work yet, but the faucet should be functional within a week the developers added. The team still needs to debug the software and people can start posting on Twitter now using the hashtag #bitcoincash and their address. If there are posts on Twitter that match those requirements (#bitcoincash + address), it will help the programmers develop things faster.

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Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman is the News Lead at News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,000 articles for News about the disruptive protocols emerging today.

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