However, over the course of the New York Blockchain week, their hopes were dashed. eBay flat out responded to inquiries last week, stating that cryptos aren’t accepted on its platform. Furthermore, it said accepting cryptos is not a part of its payments strategy.
Once it became clear that eBay still wasn’t ready to accept crypto, many speculated more.
$EBAY ebay rumors based on this image are totally misunderstood. It refers to the category titled ‘Virtual Currency’ that is already on the site and allows platform users to trade crypto. no need to speculate on price by accepting for payment when they furnish an exchange method pic.twitter.com/kAm26G7Ch8
— Chris (@ContractTraderT) May 13, 2019
Others speculated about what this means for Amazon.
— Chaz Schmidt (@ChazSchmidt) May 13, 2019
eBay Finally Quashes Rumors
The speculation rumor mill ramped up due to some promotional adverts that were spotted at Consensus 2019 conference held in New York this week. CCN reported that the adverts were leaked on the Telegram channel @PatronsOfTheMoon.