In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Circle Invest has added Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum to its platform, Stockholm IT, a Frankfurt-listed company that has seen its share value drop over 99% since launch, has announced plans for a cryptocurrency fund, and Btse has launched its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform.
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Circle Invest Adds Four Altcoins to Platform
Circle has announced that four alternative cryptocurrencies have been newly added to the company’s Circle Invest platform. The altcoins are Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum.
Circle asserts that the cryptocurrencies were chosen “specifically based on their potential to contribute powerful infrastructure to the broader crypto ecosystem.”
The company also announced the launch of the “Explore” feature in the Circle Invest app. “Explore” is intended to “give contextual, relevant information on the various aspects of crypto” and “educate [Circle’s] customers and bring clarity to this fascinating, yet complex asset class.”
Stockholm IT Announces Plans for Crypto Fund
The Frankfurt-based company behind the Bytemine tokensale, Stockholm IT Ventures AB, has announced that it will launch a cryptocurrency-focused asset management service.
Stockholm IT is listed on the Deutsche Boerse stock exchange and has seen its stock plummet by over 99% from €3 to approximately €0.02 since listing in 2014.
Despite suffering such extreme losses to its share price, Stockholm IT is confident that it will be able to provide a return to investors – with Stockholm IT chief executive officer, Anthony Norman, “guarantee[ing]” investors a return of “1-1.5% per trading day” owing to the company’s “unique algorithm.”
Btse Launches OTC Crypto Exchange
Btse has announced the launch of its over-the-counter trading platform. According to a press release, the platform is “unique” through “offer[ing] multiple currencies through one book,” adding that “entities like the U.S. dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen all share the same liquidity pool.“
Btse co-founder, Jack Li, stated: “Even though there has been some consolidation amongst the existing exchanges, the industry is still largely fragmented and localized. Our goal in offering a multi-currency platform looks to address some of these issues through the aggregation of liquidity.”
“Other exchanges that offer multiple books often struggle with liquidity in their secondary books. This innovation aims to resolve that issue. If a deposit is sent in a currency we do not yet support, it will automatically be covered at system rate,” Mr. Li added.
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Blockchain-focused research lab Cryptic Labs has appointed two Nobel Prize economics laureates to its board in order to expand its blockchain expertise, the company announced in a press release Monday, September 10.Cryptic Labs, which says its mission is “solving fundamental security problems to advance the growth of blockchain technology,” appointed Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides to its Economics Advisory Board.Together, the press release notes, they will add expertise in macroeconomics among other fields to address the current state of knowledge of blockchain’s potential and inner workings.The release states that the hires will “provide insights in incentive mechanisms, game theory and macro-economic policies, bolstering the institute’s mission to address the lack of blockchain industry expertise in both fields.”Already active on Cryptic Labs’ team is chief scientist Dr. Whitfield Diffie, whose name rose to prominence in cryptography circles after he won the 2015 Turing Award.Commenting on his appointment, Pissarides remained balanced on blockchain’s outlook, noting:“Blockchain is the most exciting development in financial markets in recent years, but we still don’t know enough about it to recommend a wholesale transition of all our transaction records to blockchain.”The topic of the gap between blockchain interest and expertise has remained a talking point this year. Deloitte’s 2018 blockchain survey revealed among other statistics that over 70 percent of executives consider themselves either “excellent” or “experts” in the blockchain field.At the same time, some companies have attracted scorn for altering their names to include blockchain-related terms without integrating the technology at all. window.fbAsyncInit = function() FB.init( appId : ‘1922752334671725’, xfbml : true, version : ‘v2.9’ ); FB.AppEvents.logPageView(); ; (function(d, s, id) var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); (document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function()n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments); if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; n.queue=;t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e); s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)(window,document,’script’, ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’); fbq(‘init’, ‘1922752334671725’); fbq(‘track’, ‘PageView’);
Japanese internet giant GMO has launched a live crypto trading platform via its subsidiary GMO Coin. This is the company’s third crypto exchange and trading service. Meanwhile, the group has established more mining facilities and has mined almost 3,000 BTC and over 660 BCH so far.
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GMO Launches Live Trading Platform
GMO Coin, the crypto subsidiary of Japanese internet giant GMO, announced Wednesday, September 5, the launch a live trading platform.
The company has been offering two crypto exchange and trading services but never had a live trading platform until now. Its two existing services are a brokerage service and a margin trading service. GMO Coin calls the former a “sales office” service and the latter a “virtual currency FX” service. Wednesday’s live platform launch introduces the third service GMO Coin offers.
The company described:
On the exchange, all orders are displayed as board information. Since you can see all the [order] quantities…you can trade while seeing the buying and selling demand of investors other than yourself.
Currently, only BTC is supported on the live trading platform, with a maker fee of 0% and a taker fee of 0.01%. There is no withdrawal fee and leverage of up to 10 times is available. In contrast, GMO Coin’s brokerage and margin services support BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC, and XRP.
GMO’s crypto live trading platform. Photo credit: Coin News.
With the new trading platform, traders “can buy and sell up to 2 BTC per order, [and] up to 1,000 BTC per day,” GMO elaborated.
GMO’s existing brokerage service.
Mining Operation Expanded
On Wednesday, September 5, GMO Internet released the monthly report for its crypto mining business for August.
GMO mining operation’s performances.
In August, the total hash rate of GMO’s mining operation was 459 PH/s, an increase from the previous two months. In both June and July, the hash rates were unchanged at 384 PH/s. GMO mined 510 BTC and 25 BCH in August whereas only 568 BTC were mined in July. Since the launch of its mining business, the group has mined 2,984 BTC and 661 BCH in total. The company wrote:
Our hash rate has expanded since the end of July since we are establishing more mining facilities, operating the mining machine from other manufacturers…We will continue to introduce the mining machine from other manufacturers to the in-house mining. Our plan is to see our hash rate surpass 800 PH/s by the end of December.
Earlier this month, GMO Internet revealed a shift in priority from in-house mining to selling its 7nm miners, which are expected to start shipping at the end of October.
What do you think of GMO’s new platform and mining business expansion? Let us know in the comments section below.
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Crypto Daily News: Chinese Central Banks Launches Testing of Blockchain Platform and Robinhood adds Candlestick Charts
In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the details of the Chinese Central Bank launching its blockchain platform and Robinhood launching candlestick charts on its app.
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Cryptocurrency News: Chinese Central Bank
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has officially launched the beta testing phase of its blockchain trade finance platform, says local news outlet Shanghai Securities News. The Shanghai News source states the Shenzhen Central Sub-branch of the PBoC has entered its trial phase of the platform earlier than expected.
This finance platform is called the ‘Bay Area Trade Finance Blockchain Platform.’ This platform seeks to create an “open financial trade ecosystem based on the Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau Bay Area.”
The report by the Shangai Securities news states that this new blockchain-based platform will help banks conduct audits, reduce unnecessary business costs, improve efficiency, and prevent and control business risks. It will also assist regulators and strengthen the sharing of information between different departments within the bank.
The platform will also conduct trade and financing activities and provide a regulatory system for trade finance to enable real-time monitoring of various financial movements.
Cryptocurrency News: Robinhood Launches Candle Charts
Mobile trading app Robinhood has just announced that it will be rolling out Candlestick charts to “better inform” its users.
Over the past few months, we’ve been working on new features to make Robinhood even better. Introducing candlestick charts, discovery tools, and more. Take a look! https://t.co/5JpGnGnIVb
— Robinhood (@RobinhoodApp) September 4, 2018
According to the official blog post put out by the company today, over the next few weeks, Robinhood will be introducing its candlestick charts to the stock, options, and cryptocurrency pages on its mobile app.
The company also added more features to help investors make better-informed investment decisions. Robinhood is adding things such as Analyst readings, a ‘people also bought’ tab, and an About page, highlighting the company’s background and employees.
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The new candlestick charts help investors better understand how cryptocurrency prices move. The line price only shows the close price, whereas the candlestick shows four pieces of info: the open, high, low, and close price during a certain period of time, which gives investors more information.
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On Wednesday, August 29 the Atlanta-based firm Bitpay announced that its merchants can now receive settlement in bitcoin cash (BCH). Not only can Bitpay merchants accept the decentralized digital currency and keep all the bitcoin cash, but they can also split their funds into a fraction of fiat and BCH as well.
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Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Settlement Services
The cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay has made a lot of changes since its inception in 2011, and just recently the firm added bitcoin cash support for merchant invoices and the company’s debit card loads. On the merchant side Bitpay has always allowed clients to settle in BTC, and now the firm has added support so merchants can settle in BCH. Bitpay merchants can settle for all of the funds in bitcoin cash or they can choose fiat settlement instead in their local currency in order to avoid price volatility. Merchants using Bitpay’s services can also get a fraction of BCH and a fraction of fiat as well.
“Most businesses still do business in national currencies — But more are starting to hold and use digital currency, too, from making bill payments to managing their treasuries,” explains Bitpay during the announcement.
Now we’re excited to announce the second digital currency settlement option for Bitpay merchants: Bitcoin Cash.
Users can get 100% BCH or 100% fiat. Or they can settle with their own desired ratio.
Bitpay Wants to Make It Easier to Accept Blockchain Payments
Since bitcoin core (BTC) had severe issues with scaling, which led to network fees rising above $50 per transaction this past December, a bunch of merchants and businesses who accepted BTC in the past have changed over to BCH. Bitcoin cash network fees have remained extremely affordable at $0.003 per transaction, giving many businesses a strong economic incentive to switch from BTC to BCH. This past Spring Bitpay gave people the option to choose either BCH or BTC during the payment invoice process.
Adding a BCH address and selecting the settlement percentage.
In order to use Bitpay’s merchant services and get a settlement in bitcoin cash, users must register with the firm and find their way to the Bitpay merchant services dashboard. From here a merchant simply selects ‘settings’ and then ‘settlement.’ Then, merchants add a BCH receiving address and choose how much bitcoin cash and/or fiat to receive after the sale, as it could be 100 percent or less.
Bitcoin cash fans were very pleased to hear the announcement across Reddit forums and social media platforms. The firm Bitpay emphasized it just wants to make accepting payments easier, noting:
We’re excited to continue our work to make the Bitpay platform the best way to accept blockchain payments – and to accept payments, period.
What do you think about Bitpay now supporting bitcoin cash settlement? Let us know in the comment section below.
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In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories about Binance exchange launching an incubator program meant to help the development of crypto startups and Coinbase adding educational information on the top fifty cryptocurrencies for its users.
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Binance Launches Incubator Program
Binance has introduced a new incubation program to support early-stage startups with the exchange’s resources to help jump start their ideas. The Binance Labs Incubation Program is a ten-week on-site program designed to help teams deliver a product or service with a market fit. It provides each venture with $500k in seed funding in exchange for 10% of their equity. It also offers access to mentors from the scene and a network of founders. In addition, the program also provides support services so that the teams can focus just on building their products and services.
The first batch will be held in San Francisco and while the next locations have not been announced yet, the company is said to be particularly looking for places in Africa and Asia. “We’re looking at different cities across the world because blockchain and crypto are international. We see problems and opportunities in different regions with different ways to leverage the blockchain,” Binance Labs CEO Ella Zhang told Techcrunch.
Coinbase Adds Info on Top 50 Cryptocurrencies
Coinbase has announced it started experimenting with new ways for customers to explore and view the top 50 cryptocurrencies by market cap . Some customers can now view historic trading data, current market cap, a description of the asset, and links to relevant white papers and project websites. The company wants to test various formats and types of information to display. It emphasizes that these new asset pages, most of which covering coins not available to trade on the exchange, do not mean that Coinbase intends to support any specific asset in the future.
The Coinbase team explain that: “It’s no secret that many consumers feel overwhelmed when trying to research and learn about cryptocurrencies. We’ve heard from our customers that they are always looking for trusted sources of information and, as one of the world’s leading exchanges, we’re committed to offering educational resources that help them navigate the world of cryptocurrency.”
Argentinians Are Hopeful for Future in Latin America
With glaring examples of fiat hyperinflation in their region, it is no surprise that many people in Latin America think cryptocurrency can replace the current financial system within the next decade. A survey conducted by peer-to-peer credit network RCN polled 890 Argentina-based users of Ripio, the Latin America based wallet with over 200,000 users. Nearly a quarter of the surveyed respondents believe blockchain will take over the financial system in five years (by 2023), while nearly 40% said it will take over in the next five to ten years (by 2028).
“Almost 85 percent of survey respondents said blockchain and cryptocurrencies will become the norm for finance within the next 15 years — destroying bank monopolies and their lack of transparency in the process,” Sebastian Serrano, CEO of RCN said. “Indeed, blockchain has enormous potential for streamlining processes currently burdened by red tape and legislation. Smart contracts also make global money lending a possibility, which would dramatically change the game.” Survey respondents also said blockchain will “change the way we use money,” “change the rules,” and “change the world.”
Roboforex Now Accepts Deposits in Over 40 Coins
Roboforex, the FX and CFD brokerage, has launched a new service which will allow its clients to deposit funds to their BTC accounts by means of other cryptocurrencies. The sum of deposited coins will be automatically converted into BTC according to the exchange rate at the moment of depositing. Right now, this new service supports more than 40 different options, including BCH, ETH, LTC, NEO, and others.
Denis Golomedov, Chief Marketing Officer, commented: “Considerable part of our clients trade and keep funds on their accounts in cryptocurrencies. Many of them have assets in digital currencies other than BTC, which they now may use for depositing their BTC accounts. Our new solution will offer the company’s clients a convenient way to convert their assets into BTC and transfer funds between Wallets and accounts inside the system.”
What do you think about today’s news tidbits? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
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Covered in The Daily on Friday are several announcements crypto users may find interesting. Ledger has added support for 8 new coins and crypto exchange Okex is launching a white label platform. Also, Exmo will offer its European users faster payments and transfers in partnership with Mistertango, and Estonian startup Citowise has integrated credit card purchases for crypto in its Android app.
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Ledger Adds Support for 8 New Cryptocurrencies
Popular hardware wallet provider Ledger has added support for third party applications developed for eight new digital assets to its Ledger Nano S device. From now on, the company will announce new additions on the first Tuesday of each month, in order to streamline app validation.
Starting this week, the Ledger Live application for Ledger Nano S offers the following new coins: Poa, Icon, Vechain, Wanchain, Ontology, Kowala, Particl, and RSK, the company announced in a tweet. Ledger developers have also provided a link to their roadmap for planned releases and other useful details published on Trello.
(1/2) Happy #FirstTuesdayCrypto ! Ledger now supports PoA, Icon, VeChain, WanChain, Ontology, Kowala, particl and RSK. These 3rd-party apps for Ledger Nano S are available on Ledger Live: https:/ledger.com/live
More details on upcoming cryptos support: https://t.co/4PGV5TOz2l pic.twitter.com/YJLr0j4t5X
— Ledger (@LedgerHQ) August 7, 2018
In a blog post, the team behind Ledger notes that the validation process for third-party apps will be simplified with clearer guidelines, giving developers more comprehensive guidance on security good practice, device applications interface, experience, and design requirements.
The new applications will be available for installation on Ledger devices through Ledger Live. However, the coins won’t be directly compatible with the native app and initially customers will have to use a compatible third-party wallet to perform transactions. “Ledger Live will gradually incorporate full support for third-party applications to enable Ledger users to not only install, but also transact with these new crypto assets directly from Ledger Live,” the company explains.
Okex Launches White Label Platform
Crypto exchange Okex has announced the launch of its new Coinall platform, a white label solution which is part of its Open Partnership program that started a couple of months ago. “The launch of CoinAll, the 1st exchange under Open Partnership Program, symbolizes a new era to build a community- and project-centric open exchange, unveiling an exciting new chapter in the blockchain industry!” the Chinese-run company posted on Twitter.
Participants in the Open Partnership program will now be able to take advantage of a variety of services offered by the exchange, including its clearing system, cold and hot storage, applicable anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) procedures. Coinall developers also claim that it is the first autonomous, community-run crypto-trading platform.
The launch of CoinAll, the 1st exchange under Open Partnership Program, symbolizes a new era to build a community- and project-centric open exchange, unveiling an exciting new chapter in the blockchain industry! Follow us on twitter for the latest updates- https://t.co/SawzazPlag pic.twitter.com/0jrDGuCdkb
— OKEx (@OKEx_) August 8, 2018
Coinall has released 10 billion CAC tokens, 51% of which will be allocated as rewards to users. The other 49% are reserved for the founders of the exchange and the members of the Open Partnership program. Currently, the platform offers trading pairs of CAC with bitcoin core (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and tether (USDT).
Exmo Introduces Faster Payments with Mistertango
Thanks to a newly announced partnership with Lithuania-based payments provider Mistertango, European crypto exchange Exmo will offer its users the opportunity to make instant deposits and withdrawals in EUR. Traders will also be able to make Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) transfers which translates into faster payments.
The Mistertango payment account will allow Exmo users to fund their crypto-related activities using fiat currency. The account comes with an IBAN number, offering the ability to instantly transfer money via SEPA, and a prepaid Mastercard as well. According to a press release, the Lithuanian company already works with more than 100 cryptocurrency exchanges and intends to expand further in the crypto space.
Estonian Citowise Offers CC Purchases of Cryptos
Crypto wallet provider Citowise is now offering users the option to buy cryptocurrencies with Visa, Mastercard and American Express debit/credit cards. The newly integrated function in its Android app currently supports purchases of bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum (ETH), with plans to add other cryptos in the future, including bitcoin cash (BCH), litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP), and NEO. In a blog post, the team promises that the functionality will also be available on iOS soon.
In order to buy cryptocurrencies with their bank cards, users need to pass KYC and AML verification, a service provided by a third party – Citowise’s partner company Transcoin. The purchasing limits for this option are set at €32,000 (~$36,600) per month. The total can be spread over a maximum of four credit or debit cards, the company notes. The app of the Tallinn-based startup also supports purchases of cryptocurrencies with SEPA payments. In this case, the monthly limit is €200,000 and the daily is €40,000.
What are your thoughts on today’s news tidbits? Tell us in the comments section below.
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Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Bittrex has announced plans to launch U.S. dollar (USD) trading pairs for two new cryptocurrencies, according to an official announcement published August 8. Per the announcement, Bittrex is looking to expand its fiat markets to Ethereum Classic (ETC) and Ripple (XRP) on August 20. The new trading pairs will be added to already listed dollar markets for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Tether (USDT), and TrueUSD (TUSD). The company says that it will continue gradually adding tokens to its USD markets, using a “phased approach” for USD trading. Bittrex further explained that it takes a gradual approach to “ramping up these markets” in order to ensure quality in processes and systems before making them available to qualified customers. Bittrex said: “In addition to broader acceptance, expanding fiat markets to the top digital currencies on our trading platform will help limit the dominance and influence of any one token over other blockchain projects – a necessary evolution if we’re going to unleash blockchain’s potential benefits for consumers and businesses.” Bittrex was founded in 2014 by Bill Shihara and two business partners, all of whom previously served in the security team at Amazon. In February of this year, Shihara announced the exchange’s intention to open up USD trading to the majority of its customers. In October 2017, Bittrex made a sudden decision to disable thousands of accounts for compliance reviews without warning its users in advance. Later in December, Bittrex temporarily stopped registration of new users, citing an inability to accurately verify each new user due to high demand. The exchange subsequently opened again, but with additional requirements. At press time, Bittrex is 23rd largest exchange with a trade volume over $72 million. According to Coinmarketcap, it has grown by 16 percent over the 24 hour period. window.fbAsyncInit = function() FB.init( appId : ‘1922752334671725’, xfbml : true, version : ‘v2.9’ ); FB.AppEvents.logPageView(); ; (function(d, s, id) var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); (document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function()n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments); if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; n.queue=;t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e); s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)(window,document,’script’, ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’); fbq(‘init’, ‘1922752334671725’); fbq(‘track’, ‘PageView’);
Commission-free crypto trading app Robinhood has listed Ethereum Classic (ETC), according to an official announcement Monday, Aug. 6. Robinhood customers can also invest in Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), and Dogecoin (DOGE), as well as monitor market data for ten other cryptocurrencies. Currently available in 19 states of the U.S., Robinhood crypto trading app was launched in February, 2018, initially listing Bitcoin and Ethereum, and available only in four states. On July 12, Robinhood launched support for Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin, just a few days prior to the introduction of Dogecoin. Robinhood originally intended to operate its zero-fee business “on break even basics” and does not “plan to profit from it for the foreseeable future,” giving priority to expanding its customer base instead. In May, Robinhood raised $363 million in a series D funding round to expand its business, tо а valuation of $5.6 billion, which is a fourfold growth from the previous year. In late June, Robinhood was rumored to be considering the launch of their own cryptocurrency wallet after posting a job listing for crypto engineers. Ethereum Classic is seeing the most gains over the past 24 hours among the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization according to Coinmarketcap. The altcoin is ranked 12 and is trading at $18.34, up almost 5 percent over the 24 hour period. In June, ETC jumped 25 percent after major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase announced it would list ETC on its platform in the near future. Final testing for ETC support began last week, with the exchange announcing that Coinbase Pro would be ready for inbound transfers of ETC tomorrow, Aug. 7. window.fbAsyncInit = function() FB.init( appId : ‘1922752334671725’, xfbml : true, version : ‘v2.9’ ); FB.AppEvents.logPageView(); ; (function(d, s, id) var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); (document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function()n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments); if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; n.queue=;t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e); s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)(window,document,’script’, ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’); fbq(‘init’, ‘1922752334671725’); fbq(‘track’, ‘PageView’);