New “Twitter Crypto” Team Aims To Explore NFTs, web3 and Metaverse

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As the world of crypto has grown remarkably over the years, social media has become the primary hub for all discussions analogous to crypto.

Although it took time, the DeFi and NFT boom managed to draw the world’s attention to it, with more significant organizations looking to dip their toes in it. Twitter is now joining that list too.

Twitter in the Crypto Verse

Amid reports surfacing the social media hub looking to capitalize on the growing hype of crypto, the company’s crypto engineering lead, Tess Rinearson, tweeted about a job opening. In his words,

Furthermore, according to the job posting on their official website Twitter stated:

“Our goal is to figure out what crypto means for Twitter, and what Twitter means for crypto: We help teams across Twitter build features that are supercharged by crypto while also thinking long-term about explorations in community, identity, and more.”

The opening for a Senior Product Manager, Crypto requires a candidate to have familiarity with dApps, blockchain interoperability protocols, blockchain scaling protocols, P2P systems, byzantine fault-tolerant distributed systems, or web3 primitives (like NFTs and DAOs).

Additionally, the job demands open-mindedness regarding the crypto space to keep up with the new trends.

This isn’t the first crypto-related job position opening posted by Twitter. The company is also looking for a Sr. Partner Manager, FinTech & Audio Creators.

The position asks for the candidate to have deep subject matter expertise on FinTech related topics such as Crypto, NFTs, the Creator economy, and more to establish and grow relationships with top Creators in the FinTech and social audio space.

Furthermore, another Product Communications Manager is responsible for serving as the main comms point of contact for various Twitter teams, including Twitter Crypto.

Twitter’s NFT Dabble

Recently, Twitter made the first-ever public move acknowledging the growing crypto, NFT, and Metaverse community on its network by introducing the NFT profile pictures.

The feature allowed users to showcase their authentic NFTs in a hexagonal frame. Although the reception was divided, this opened doors for the social media giant to look into the future of crypto and blockchain technology.

And with the Metaverse becoming the next big thing of the crypto world, Twitter might have tapped the space at the right time to establish itself as a leading organization in this race.

This article was originally posted on FX Empire

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