Examples of real-world UIs for payment, i.e. transferring monetary value from one person to another.
Real World Examples
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 100anywhere 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
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.
- 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
verifyto 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.