Today marks the anniversary of the first tweet by Hal Finney about Bitcoin in 2009.
Hal Finney was an early Bitcoin contributor besides Satoshi Nakamoto.
Finney is remembered as one of the most important figures in the history of Bitcoin.
Today fourteen years ago, i.e., on 10th January 2009, Hal Finney tweeted the first Bitcoin. It was a simple tweet that said, “Running bitcoin.” It has garnered 61,800 likes and has been retweeted 19,800 times to date.
Crypto enthusiasts took to Twitter to remember him by paying their respects. A Twitter handle by the name Satoshi club wrote, “His contributions to the crypto community will never be forgotten. RIP Hal, you will always be remembered as a pioneer”.
Harold Thomas Finney, more popularly known as Hal Finney, was a computer programmer and early contrib …