Suara.com – The trend of investing in crypto assets is growing all over the world. Indonesian people’s interest in digital assets has increased in recent times. This can be seen from the number of investors and the volume of transactions that have increased exponentially.
The public’s great enthusiasm for cryptocurrencies was seen to increase in the first semester of 2021. For 3 months, from May to July 2021, digital money transactions in Indonesia increased significantly, almost reaching Rp470 trillion.
This condition is in line with the increasing number of crypto asset accounts from 3 million to 7 million accounts, along with the application of blockchain technology that continues to develop.
Increasing investor interest in crypto assets in Indonesia needs to be accompanied by literacy and education movements so that people understand crypto assets.
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Blockchain is a technology that is used as a digital data storage system that is connected through cryptography. The use of blockchain technology cannot be separated from Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency, although there are many sectors that can take advantage of this technology.
When viewed from the naming system, blockchain itself consists of two words, namely block which means group, and chain or chain. This reflects how blockchain works, which utilizes computer resources to create interconnected blocks (chains) to execute a transaction.
Through the discovery of how to transact Bitcoin, simultaneously the Blockchain concept was initially only used to secure digital money transactions, until now it has experienced rapid development that can be applied in various ways, especially in the digital field that prioritizes trust, security, and the validity of a transaction. data transactions.
However, in reality there are still thoughts regarding the definition of Blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are the same thing in ordinary people.
Actually, this thinking is of course a mistake that must be corrected. Basically Blockchain is of course not the same as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or other digital currencies.
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Bitcoin is not the only crypto asset gaining popularity during the Covid-19 pandemic. Recently, the name Non-Fungible Token or better known as NFT has also received attention.
Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.
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