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== Real World Examples ==
 
== Real World Examples ==
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=== flattr ===
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[https://flattr.com/ flattr] is a service for tipping creators via the web. Creators sign up and place a flattr button on their website, which can be clicked by flattr users in order to give tips. Patrons set a monthly tipping budget which is divided equally between all tipped creators that month.
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* [http://www.golem.de/news/in-eigener-sache-bitte-schalte-deinen-adblocker-aus-1305-98523.html Example] of a flattr button in-context (at the bottom of the article)
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* Flattr [https://flattr.com/wherecaniflattr hooks into existing microinteractions] e.g. liking a video on youtube and turns them into monetary tips
  
 
=== fido dogecoin twitter tipbot ===
 
=== fido dogecoin twitter tipbot ===
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* Tweet using microsyntax, e.g. <code>@fidotip @recipient 100</code> anywhere in your tweet to tip @recipient 100 DOGE. Add #confirm and @fidotip will tweet a transaction confirmation
 
* Tweet using microsyntax, e.g. <code>@fidotip @recipient 100</code> anywhere in your tweet to tip @recipient 100 DOGE. Add #confirm and @fidotip will tweet a transaction confirmation
 
* DM fido with an email address and dogecoin address in order to withdraw any DOGE you’ve been tipped
 
* DM fido with an email address and dogecoin address in order to withdraw any DOGE you’ve been tipped
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[tipdoge.info/ tipdoge.info] works pretty much the same.
  
 
=== dogecoin reddit tipbot ===
 
=== dogecoin reddit tipbot ===
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=== bitcoin tip bot ===
 
=== bitcoin tip bot ===
[http://bitcointipbot.com/ bitcointipbot.com] is a BTC tipbot for the bitcointalk.org forums. Similarly to other tipbots, you register with it to generate a holding address to which BTC are transferred, which can then be tipped to people by quoting a post by them with, e.g. the microsyntax <code>+tip 0.01 btc</code> to tip 0.01 BTC ([https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?PHPSESSID=ojqtoce3ec4dcs3f0hvu7sbvv3&topic=227169.msg2392282#msg2392282 example tip]). Due to technical constraints these posts are not detected automatically and need to have their URLs pasted into a form for tips to be sent.
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[http://bitcointipbot.com/ bitcointipbot.com] is a BTC tipbot for the bitcointalk.org forums. Similarly to other tipbots, you register with it to generate a holding address to which BTC are transferred, which can then be tipped to people by quoting a post by them with, e.g. the microsyntax <code>+tip 0.01 btc</code> to tip 0.01 BTC ([https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=227169.msg2392282#msg2392282 example tip]). Due to technical constraints these posts are not detected automatically and need to have their URLs pasted into a form for tips to be sent.
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Revision as of 21:48, 14 January 2014

Examples of real-world UIs for payment, i.e. transferring monetary value from one person to another.

Real World Examples

flattr

flattr is a service for tipping creators via the web. Creators sign up and place a flattr button on their website, which can be clicked by flattr users in order to give tips. Patrons set a monthly tipping budget which is divided equally between all tipped creators that month.

fido dogecoin twitter tipbot

fido is a twitter bot which allows you to transfer dogecoins to other twitter users within tweets. example of a tip tweet. Its usage is built around existing Twitter idioms which all users are familiar with:

  • Follow @fidotip to get a holding address for DOGE
  • Tweet using microsyntax, e.g. @fidotip @recipient 100 anywhere in your tweet to tip @recipient 100 DOGE. Add #confirm and @fidotip will tweet a transaction confirmation
  • DM fido with an email address and dogecoin address in order to withdraw any DOGE you’ve been tipped

[tipdoge.info/ tipdoge.info] works pretty much the same.

dogecoin reddit tipbot

/u/dogecointipbot is a reddit bot which can be used to easily transfer dogecoin between reddit users, usually for tipping posts. Example of a tip post, followed by its confirmation comment.

Typical usage is described in the documentation and getting started guide, and involves:

  • register with the bot, giving you a holding address
  • transfer some doge into the holding address, which can now be used for tipping
  • comment on a post with, for example, +/u/dogetipbot 100 doge, which tips 100 DOGE. Optionally add verify to the end and dogetipbot will comment on your tip when it’s verified
  • withdraw any tips you’ve received by sending the bot a message with an address to transfer to

bitcoin tip bot

bitcointipbot.com is a BTC tipbot for the bitcointalk.org forums. Similarly to other tipbots, you register with it to generate a holding address to which BTC are transferred, which can then be tipped to people by quoting a post by them with, e.g. the microsyntax +tip 0.01 btc to tip 0.01 BTC (example tip). Due to technical constraints these posts are not detected automatically and need to have their URLs pasted into a form for tips to be sent.

See Also