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Robinhood Plans Crypto Expansion With New Gifting Feature

  • Hidden code discovered in beta version of iPhone app
  • Gifting feature would be escalation of work with crypto

Robinhood Markets Inc. is working on a feature that will let users send cryptocurrency to other users as a gift, according to code discovered in a beta version of the company’s iPhone app. 

The code indicates that the feature will allow the sending of cryptocurrency via digital gift cards that can be accompanied by messages up to 180 characters in length. A user who sends a cryptocurrency gift will also be able to retract it anytime before it is accepted, according to the code.