Brave, the ad-blocking web browser that offers tokens in exchange for viewing adverts, has teamed up with Binance to offer a trading facility through the browser. The feature, which takes the form of a widget, will be released in April but is available for testing right now. Users will automatically be connected to the version of Binance pertinent to their geographic location, and will be able to trade and buy crypto with fiat through a simple iframe interface.
Brave Users can Buy and Trade Securely and Easily
Currently, desktop users have two options to use Binance – the exchange’s website or dedicated app/program. This adds another option to the mix, and with the widget being a simple iframe that only consists of remotely-loaded content, Brave’s servers cannot see the data coming across. This ensures that user data is never compromised through the widget.
In a blog post announcing the linkup, Brendan Eich, CEO and co-founder of Brave, praised the simplicity of the new interface:
Cryptocurrency trading can be a daunting task for users not familiar with such assets, so integrating Binance into the Brave browser makes the process seamless and simple. By bringing a leading exchange like Binance directly into the browser, Brave is taking cryptocurrency trading mainstream and enabling users to conduct transactions with ease.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao also talked up streamlined nature of the widget:
The Binance widget on Brave’s privacy-oriented browser instills a safer way to buy and sell crypto and also reduces user friction to onboard, trade and interact with the Binance ecosystem. We are looking forward to our long-term partnership with Brave to make it even easier to interact with crypto and encourage more utility in the near future.
Given that large sums of money could be on the table for some users, we wouldn’t recommend using the app while it is still in its testing phase unless you’re happy to take the risk. For most users however it is better to wait until it rolls out to general release after the bugs have been ironed out.