About Litecoin (LTC)
Litecoin is a BTC fork with faster transaction confirmations. Litecoin (LTC) was released in 2011 as a fork of Bitcoin with the primary difference being a decreased block processing time, 2.5 minutes as opposed to Bitcoin's 10 minutes, allowing for faster confirmation of transactions. Litecoin also features improved storage efficiency and a slightly different proof-of-work mining mechanism than Bitcoin.
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