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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I use the Twitter tipbot?

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LBRY Twitter Tipbot Information

Tips, in LBRY Credits (LBC), are an integral part of our community because they allow us to reward members for their contributions - whether that's for sharing something insightful, providing feedback, testing our various apps or helping promote LBRY's vision and technology. You can earn them, share, or transfer them via simple Tweets which include tagging the tipbot Twitter account + command. Check out this thread as an example.

Call commands with: @LBC_TipBot +
help - Shows this command.
balance - Get your balance.
deposit - Get address for your deposits.
withdraw ADDRESS AMOUNT - Withdraw AMOUNT credits to ADDRESS.
tip USER AMOUNT - Tip USER AMOUNT.
terms - Sends the TOS.

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) July 6, 2018

It is important to note that the LBC stored as a result of a tip is tied to your Twitter account username and are stored on LBRY's wallet server. It is your responsibility to withdraw the tips to your LBRY App or a standalone wallet. If you plan on storing LBC on Twitter, it is a good idea to enable Two Factor Authentication (2FA) on your account. LBRY takes no responsibility for lost funds due to negligence.

Use the following commands to make amazing things happen. You may need to first follow the @LBC_TipBot account. We recommend creating a new Tweet and starting out with tagging the @LBC_TipBot, followed by the desired command. If the tipbot account is already tagged in a thread, only command is required. Note: Make sure you keep your commands on one line. If they are on multiple lines, the command will not work.

Help

This displays a list of tip commands and how to use them.

Call commands with: @LBC_TipBot +
help - Shows this command.
balance - Get your balance.
deposit - Get address for your deposits.
withdraw ADDRESS AMOUNT - Withdraw AMOUNT credits to ADDRESS.
tip USER AMOUNT - Tip USER AMOUNT.
terms - Sends the TOS.

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) [https://twitter.com/LBC_TipBot/status/1017502447298736128](July 12, 2018)

Balance

Displays the balance of your Twitter LBRY wallet.

You have 0 LBC.

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) [https://twitter.com/LBC_TipBot/status/1017503489159618560](July 12, 2018)

Deposit

Displays your Twitter LBRY wallet address. Useful if you want to receive LBC directly to your wallet.

Your deposit address is bQ7k7EeA8s2ENR5LDcd7V91JjgNZxyQL93.

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) [https://twitter.com/LBC_TipBot/status/1017503717082271747](July 12, 2018)

Tip

Want to tip someone? This will send a tip to a chosen username.

  • Arguments: @LBC_TipBot tip <username> <amount>
  • Tweet Example:: @LBC_TipBot tip @TrendsPremium 10

Tipped https://twitter.com/TrendsPremium 10 LBC!
Transaction: https://t.co/lumfDoMzGI
See https://t.co/s9GAsGJ07Y for more information.

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) [https://twitter.com/LBC_TipBot/status/1015245928406474752](July 6, 2018)

Withdraw

Use this to withdraw your balance from your LBRY Twitter wallet to another LBRY wallet such as the wallet in your LBRY app, or to an LBRY exchange wallet.

  • Arguments: @LBC_TipBot withdraw <address> amount
  • Tweet Example: @LBC_TipBot withdraw bP8P5Dr9d3XcH5ibSsjeDYFU8vMWR8HHe3 5

You withdrew 5 LBC to bP8P5Dr9d3XcH5ibSsjeDYFU8vMWR8HHe3. https://t.co/pS2LzNR8Iw

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) [https://twitter.com/LBC_TipBot/status/1015251229151191040](July 6, 2018)

Terms

Displays the terms and conditions

There are no fees to use this bot except the automatic daemon fee.
Under no circumstances shall LBRY Inc. be held responsible for lost, stolen or misdirected funds.

— LBC_TipBot (@LBC_TipBot) [https://twitter.com/LBC_TipBot/status/1015245045740388352](July 6, 2018)

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