As the CEO announced the pre-release of the Ethereum integration, the Discord community split

Citron announced the upcoming launch of Ethereum (Ethereum) Blockchain integration is a response to a tweet from Packy McCormick, founder of Not Boring, who shared a article Read:

The instant messaging platform Discord may soon launch support for MetaMask and WalletConnect integration, as evidenced by the pre-release screenshots shared by CEO Jason Citron. However, some Discord communities expressed concern about the update and threatened to cancel their Nitro subscription.

“Imagine a human website. Imagine a place where moist memes flow like honey. Imagine a place where potatoes thrive. Imagine a place where humans and robots live in harmony. In other words, imagine a place like Discord.”

Although Citron’s screenshots of the pre-released Discord app are designed to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies, the gaming community has resisted this move by emphasizing the ecosystem’s ongoing carbon emissions, money laundering, and uncertainty in the NFT market.

In addition, the strong opposition also led many users to terminate their subscription to Discord Nitro, which is a premium service product of the platform, which costs $4.99 per month and $49.99 per year. In the words of Discord user Olivia:

On the other hand, many users in the gaming community also believe that this move is a step in the right direction. Another user named Bryce NFT argued in response to Olivia:

“You really just call the NFT space a Ponzi scheme without valid evidence. When you don’t know anything about the space, don’t comment on anything.”

related: With the growing demand for encrypted payments, MetaMask integrates with Bitfinex Pay

MetaMask integration has brought millions of users into the crypto space. On November 5th, the encrypted payment gateway Bitfinex Pay integrated MetaMask into its platform.

Thanks to MetaMask integration, Bitfinex Pay has opened the door for more than 10 million new users to send and receive payments in cryptocurrency. In an interview with Cointelegraph, Paolo Ardoino, Chief Technology Officer of Bitfinex Pay, said that digital assets will disrupt the current payment industry, “it is not a question of whether it will arise, but a question of when.”