It has been over a decade since the cryptocurrency has started to fascinate people on social media and especially on the Internet. Bitcoin has been able to rank among the top cryptocurrencies today, no one knows about the exact origin of the coin, however it appeared in mid-2008 in connection with a pseudo Japanese name "Satoshi Nakamoto".

So what exactly is this Bitcoin coin and why has it been able to maintain its place in the financial markets? Well, the following reasons listed can give you an idea of ​​their popularity and evidence of their safe and continued future existence.

Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency.
Bitcoin is an independent free-floating currency that is not owned by any government or associated with any other currency to influence the value of economic indicators that govern the value of traditional currencies.
With its growing popularity among the masses, it now enjoys a higher level of acceptability at all levels, for example, you can now buy things with Bitcoin cryptocurrencies directly and also trade them on different platforms like CoinBase, Bitfinex, Bitstamp, Kraken and more.
All you need is a wallet and an internet connection to make a peer-to-peer Bitcoin transfer.
In most cases, transfers are instantaneous.
The convenience of making transactions over the Internet or your mobile phone with a few clicks.

Your privacy is secure compared to other online payment methods where your vital information can be leaked and misused.
While transferring money through conventional methods, you have to pay fees depending on the volume of your transactions and more, these transfers are subject to your particular regional and state regulations. While transacting in Bitcoin cryptocurrencies does not require that you be subject to any state regulations and, furthermore, you will not incur high transaction fees.
Since you are the only one who has access to your electronic wallet, your coins are always safe with you and no one can steal your money. The process and transactions are transparent due to the shared public book and anyone can verify a transaction at any time from anywhere in the world using the Internet.
Another advantage of having a Bitcoin cryptocurrency wallet is that your account cannot be frozen.

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