Vice-President of Facebook who is responsible for the operation of messaging, David Marcus (David Marcus), who in December last year, has joined the Board of Directors of the cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, will leave that position to concentrate on the development of blockchain-strategies for social networks and avoid conflicts of interest. However, he will remain a “good friend” of the company.

Recall that in may, Marcus decided to “take new challenge” and lead a “small group” to study the possibilities of applying blockchain technology in the structure of Facebook. Two weeks ago, the head of Coinbase Brian Armstrong (Brian Armstrong) announced that the company successfully passed the check Facebook and received permission for advertising on the platform. And today it became known that the representatives of the social network has already communicated with many cryptoprocta, including Stellar, with the possibilities of using their technology.