Google’s ability to convert from Bitcoin to cash is not actually that new.
As crypto users, we know for a fact that one of the most valuable tools for us to handle is Crypto-to-Cash converters, a field that seems to be a wider one every day. However, not all of the time these converters are that trustable and that’s precisely the moment where we start to question what’s the perfect place to go to when we want to access trustable information of the prices that specific crypto trades can give us in our fiat currency.
Google’s Crypto-to-cash converter (Global Coin Report)
In this sense, nothing says more ‘trustable’ than Google does, or at least that’s what most of us believe when we want to search on the internet, let’s say, anything. And guess what?
One of the things that we can search right now on Google is the price in cash that we would receive by trading certain crypto coins, a brilliant move made by Google that many might consider a little daunting for the search giant in the end. Let’s see how it goes.
Google’s crypto-to-cash converter
Google’s ability to convert from Bitcoin to cash is not actually that new. In fact, we all have been enjoying the latest feature of the giant for a couple of months now.
But truth be told, the possibility of extrapolating this to other cryptos in the market was actually not so close, or at least that’s what we thought, which is the main reason why we almost lost our minds finding out of the adding of altcoins such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BTH).
As a matter of fact, you can always search on Google for any crypto-related conversion that you want to have, but what the company has done differently in order to make it stand out is that once you search for a specific crypto, let’s say for instance ‘Bitcoin’, then it immediately opens its converter and give you the rate for that coin, something similar to what happens once you type and search for ‘translate’.
(Snapshot taken by Okaykrypto.com)
As of now, in the cases of Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC)and Bitcoin Cash (BTH), the only thing we need to do is to type the name and start searching, the first result it shows will be the Crypto-to-Cash converter of Google. However, in the case of Ethereum (ETH), the process varies a little bit as the user would need to type the name followed by the request “currency converter”.
Controversy with the newest feature
Not only in the field of crypto but in general terms, one of the most criticized things of Google despite the incredible help that represents for all of us, is that the company seems to know a little too much about ourselves, and to say the least, that is precisely what cryptousers tend to avoid.
This is the main reason why a great part of the community seems to be concerned about what would be the true intentions of Google with its latest move. Is it possible that they want to track which are the most tradable coins? Or is it about them building their very own crypto? Well, for now, it just seems like a helpful tool, we all will have to wait and see. So stay tuned.