Ebay denied the rumors about the support of the cryptocurrency as a payment method


E-Commerce platform eBay urged users to always pay attention to the payment policy of the company, to have an idea about what is customary on the platform and what is not, before you believe the rumors.

In today’s statement the company noted that the statements on the adoption of cryptocurrencies are false, reiterating that scriptactive not among the available payment methods on the platform. The site allowed payment methods on eBay include credit and debit cards processed through the seller’s account online and Paypal.

Also we have a list of restricted payment methods that include Bank transfers, checks, money orders and third-party services for online payments, such as Alipay, Cartapay, Fiserv,, XOOM and others. In addition, according to company policy, payments that are processed outside of the website platform, is not permitted, except for “certain categories from listing”.

The assumptions are not true

Rumors about the plans of eBay’s support for crypto-payments spread after the publication tweeted photos of the eBay ad on the conference Consensus, devoted to the blockchain and cryptocurrency.

“Leaked from Consensus, eBay possibly announcing the support of cryptocurrencies on their website.” — @PatronsOfTheMoon Telegram. #share #bitcoin #cryptocurrency pic.twitter.com/xqbpdysUic

— wolf (@ImNotTheWolf) May 12, 2019

On Sunday, the cryptocurrency market is already witnessing tremendous growth, and this news seems to be even more enlivened the community. However, it soon became clear that this story has no basis.

EBay noted that the presence of company advertising at the event does not mean that they plan to accept cryptocurrency, but the market there are many “items for sale associated with virtual currency, such as equipment for mining”.

Although at this stage, eBay may not Express interest in the integration of cryptocurrencies into its platform, a new kind of virtual payments is gradually entering the industry of e-Commerce. Yesterday Coinfomania said that major retailers, including major markets, owned by Amazon, now accept Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies as payment through a third-party app.

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