378,815 Users Online
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The more popular a crypto is, the more frequent the amount of users on chain can change as new users start and others end their transfers. Special announcements by Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of the crypto, or promotions by popular influencers can have an effect on how many people are using the Bitcoin network right now.
The amount of active users you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are transacting with Bitcoin at this moment all over the world in real-time, this figure is as estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
This crypto is a decentralized digital currency. Transactions are sent peer-to-peer over the blockchain network without the need for intermediaries. Network nodes verify transactions through cryptography and recorded in a public ledger.
It was invented and released as open-source software in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto, which was an unknown person or group of people that still remains a mystery.
Additional Bitcoins are issued as a reward for a process known as “mining”. Users choose to participate for convenience, using the currency as an investment and pseudonymity of transactions among other reasons.
Economists and other analysis’s have characterized it as a speculative bubble at various times, but have since changed course as large investors have given the crypto credibility as “digital gold”.
The white paper was first published on October 31, 2008 and the name comes from combining the words “bit” and “coin” for a unit of measurement reflective of the technology that powers the blockchain network. More About Bitcoin.
Top Countries Using Bitcoin
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 15.38%
India – 6.44%
China – 6.03%
Russia – 5.31%
Germany – 4.04%