The Bitcoin Twitter account (@Bitcoin) stirs the bitcoin community yet again with a tweet claiming that BCH is the oldest cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin Cash is the oldest cryptocurrency. Its white paper was published in 2008 and the genesis block mined in January 2009.
Bitcoin Core (BTC) is an experimental currency that does not have a white paper and has only operated under its current model for two years. pic.twitter.com/YBeepJlwC5
— Bitcoin (@Bitcoin) May 4, 2018
As it claimed BCH to be the oldest and original cryptocurrency, it called bitoin (BTC), or Bitcoin Core as they call it, an “experimental” currency.
These claims are made as the BCH community believes that BTC strayed from the “true vision” of the original bitcoin whitepaper while BCH is the cryptocurrency that stayed true to it.
Tensions between the two cryptocurrency communities are at an all-time high. As reported earlier, the BTC community has been fighting against the “deceptive and manipulative tactics” employed by the BCH camp to deceive buyers into buying BCH instead of BTC. This controversial tweet is viewed as another one of their tactics.
While the BCH community does have some compelling arguments, the BTC community is having none if it:
“An easy way to visualize the August 1st Hard Fork. Neither of the two branches resulting from a fork can be called “the original road,” but only one branch continues towards the same destination.”https://t.co/dFdAXm5V6m pic.twitter.com/0CD0lLHjGu
— Bitcoin (@Bitcoin) May 6, 2018
From day one, Bitcoin was marketed to the world as a fast & cheap global payments network. Now the BTC crowd says that’s wrong and that Bitcoin should be a slow & expensive “store-of-value” not meant to be used as currency.
Who is trying to steal the Bitcoin brand, again?
— Bitcoin (@Bitcoin) April 10, 2018
Where do you stand?