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Changing the financial landscape of the entire world, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin offer decentralized opportunities for people to buy and sell goods without having to rely on banks or governments. Bitcoin is the largest currency of its kind, which uses blockchain technology to allow for peer-to-peer exchanges and transactions. 

This type of currency is highly sought after due to its certain properties that make it censorship-resistant and possibly also anti-deflationary. Some people even refer to cryptocurrency as “digital gold”. What many people don’t know about this type of currency is the rather average purchase that was the first to be made with Bitcoin!

History of Bitcoin Pizza Day

The first original Bitcoin Pizza Day took place in 2010 when it started under some surprising circumstances. One day in late May of that year, an early Bitcoin user by the name of Laszlo Hanyecz wanted to buy a pizza using Bitcoin. He made a post on a talk forum, initiating a discussion and offering to pay 10,000 BTC for someone to deliver 2 large pizzas to his home in Florida.

When the transaction took place, it was the first ever commercial transaction to be recorded with the use of Bitcoin. That same amount of Bitcoin would have been worth around $10,000 less than a year later – and more than $2 million dollars just five years later. Since then, the mining and use of Bitcoin has continued to grow around the world, and May 22 has become affectionately known as Bitcoin Pizza Day!

How to Celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day

There are tons of fun ways to get involved in celebrating Bitcoin Pizza Day! Check out some of these ideas to get started with:

Consider Investing with Bitcoin

Those who haven’t already gotten involved in the cryptocurrency market might want to take Bitcoin Pizza Day as an opportunity to get more informed on what this type of investment entails. Just like any investment, cryptocurrency comes with its fair share of risk. So perhaps it would be wise to check with a financial advisor who is well-versed in these topics before making the plunge.

Take a look at some of these important tips from the pros before investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin:

  • Cryptocurrency can be volatile so be careful choosing the best one – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, BNB, Solana and many others rank at the top 
  • Some experts recommend an individuals should invest no more than 1-5% of their total assets to keep a diversified portfolio
  • Do your homework and be careful to deal only with exchanges and digital wallet providers that have a good reputation

Celebrate with Pizza

There’s never a bad time to enjoy a delicious pizza! Bitcoin Pizza Day offers an ideal opportunity for grabbing a yummy slice – or an entire pie. Perhaps using Bitcoin isn’t the simplest way to go about purchasing it, but maybe it would be appropriate to do some investment research or even trading while enjoying the tasty flavors of tomato sauce, cheese and more.

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