On Yelp, people can find out business hours, location, delivery service, user ratings, and more. And now, they can get one more dose of information: Bitcoin payments.
The company announced Monday that it has started listing whether or not businesses accept Bitcoin. The Bitcoin information is listed under what forms of payments a business takes, such as credit cards or cash-only.
"We're constantly thinking about how to make our business attributes more useful for consumers and businesses," Yelp wrote in a blog post. "That's why we're excited to announce that as of today, we're adding a new attribute: 'Accepts Bitcoin: Yes.'"
While Bitcoin has been on a years-long roller-coaster ride -- with its value surging and plummeting, regulatorsand it, and trading exchanges and -- the digital currency is gradually transforming from an obscure idea into a possible payment mechanism.
Not only is Yelp including Bitcoin in its listings, butare beginning to pop up, some casinos have said they'd , and even eBay has begun allowing for on its US and UK sites.