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Robinhood Working on New Crypto Gifting Feature: Report

Code discovered in a beta version of Robinhood’s iPhone app reveals the popular no-fee trading platform is considering adding a feature that allows users to send cryptocurrency to each other via digital gift cards, according to a Bloomberg report.

The cards can be accompanied by messages up to 180 characters long, and the money can be retracted anytime before it is accepted by the recipient, according to Bloomberg.A Robinhood spokesperson declined to comment to CoinDesk. The code was found in a beta version of the app by developer Steve Moser that was shared with Bloomberg.In the past, beta versions of Robinhood’s apps have revealed features such as support for crypto wallets, Bloomberg wrote.Commissions from crypto trading have become an increasingly significant source of revenue for Robinhood in recent quarters.On Monday, crypto tracing firm Chainalysis announced it will provide data and compliance tools to Robinhood’s online crypto trading service, Robinhood Crypto.

UPDATE (Dec. 14, 00:23 UTC): Updated with Robinhood response.

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