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Facebook Creates its own Currency


Nathaniel Popper, finance and technology reporter for the San Francisco bureau of The New York Times, and author of Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money, breaks down Facebook's new crypto currency, Libra. Plus, what the company hopes you'll do with it.@BrianLehrer who in their right mind would trust Facebook with their financial information? Because Zuckerberg promises? — Devin Nunes’ Lawyer (@MarylouMFerrara) June 19, 2019


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 19 June 2019  24m