Binance has announced that it has suspended withdrawals from accounts since a wave of new users has rushed to register. The exchange team has promised to keep the community updated and resume withdrawals soon.
On Binance, "ATH everything": Changpeng Zhao
Binance chief CZ has tweeted that the platform is now experiencing an "ATH everything": new users are signing up, making deposits and trading, and the system needs time to digest all that.
Funds are SAFU, CZ reminds his followers.
ATH everything, user sign ups, deposits, trades, system loads. Will recover soon. Funds are #safu!
Did Barry Silbert and Max Keiser foresee this?
On Thursday, when popular trading app Robinhood and several other trading platforms restricted trading of trending GameStop shares (cutting it down to selling only), the crypto community became outraged by these actions against retail investors.
Financial institutions were still allowed to both buy and sell.
Such influencers as David Portnoy, Anthony Pompliano, Max Keiser and DCG founder Barry Silbert commented on that.
Keiser and Silbert opined that now that the flow of funds was rejected, funds would rush into Bitcoin and crypto in general as these are the only markets that cannot be shut down and are truly decentralized.
Elon Musk adds "Bitcoin" to his Twitter bio
Earlier today, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk wrote only one word in his Twitter bio: "Bitcoin." That sent BTC from $31,000 to $37,000 in less than half an hour.
Upd: withdrawals resumed
Binance has relaunched withdrawals after fixing the aforementioned issues.