Bitstars.ph 'Selfie' Contests Reward Winners with Bitcoin

Bitstars.ph 'Selfie' Contests Reward Winners with Bitcoin

Philippines-based website Bitstars.ph has developed a novel way to get bitcoins into thousands of new hands, and demonstrate the network's utility for micropayments and tipping, with a worldwide 'selfie' competition. The site, which launched in alpha mode on 1st June, already has over 1,100 registered users who have submitted over 10,000 photos. Of themselves. A 'selfie', in case you hadn't heard, is a photographic self portrait - often taken specifically to be uploaded to a social network. Upload them to Bitstars.ph as well and you have the chance to earn bitcoin tips in addition to all....


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