Account Verification Now Available, Gift Card Sales Ban Lifted

Posted on December 16th, 2015

We are excited to announce that account verification is now available on  Whilst this is not mandatory, we do encourage all our users to take the time to get their account verified with us and increase their trust level to potential buyers and sellers. To coincide with this, we have also lifted the ban […]

Ban on sales of digital gift cards and PayPal Credit

Posted on December 4th, 2015

Over the past few weeks we have detected a sharp increase in the number of sales of gift cards through the site, some of which have led to claims from buyers that they have been purchased with stolen credit cards. We take these claims seriously and we have made every effort to moderate the site to […]

Feature your items for FREE

Posted on December 19th, 2014

We are  glad to announce that one of the most requested features by our users is finally online! You can now feature your items on the site and give them more exposure to potential buyers. By featuring an item, it will be randomly picked and featured on the home page top slider, on the side bar […]

Escrow Service Back Online

Posted on December 8th, 2014

Firstly we wanted to thank you all for your patience over the last couple of months. We know that the site and our service has suffered without escrow enabled, but that is about to change. Effective immediately our escrow service has been re-enabled and is available on all new purchases. We feel we have to […]

Important Security Announcement

Posted on October 7th, 2014

In the early hours of Sunday 5th October, bitify was subject to a well-planned and clinically executed security breach. Our hot wallet was compromised and our attackers managed to steal a little over 15 BTC of funds that were held in escrow. The nature of the attack was such that it was not immediately clear […]

Updates to “Buy Now” Purchases

Posted on May 13th, 2014

Over the past week bitify has been subject to a series of sustained and malicious attacks with the aim of preventing sales of certain types of products. Fake accounts were being created in order to purchase all “buy now” items without any intention of paying, but instead rendering the listings as closed. As a result […]

Latest Updates and Features

Posted on May 8th, 2014

We’re excited to be announcing our new list of updates and features First, we would like to thank you for being a part of this amazing journey and we would like to welcome you to our Newsletter. This is issue #1 and this newsletter which will be sent only when major updates, features and announcements […]

OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Press Release

Posted on April 9th, 2014

We would like to inform our users that the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug has been patched and updated to version 1.0.1g of OpenSSL. Our SSL Certificate has also been fixed (last week), thanks to the quick fix from CloudFlare. All users information, coins and funds in escrow are safe.   Happy Bitcoining…

Alt Coins Important Announcement

Posted on April 8th, 2014

It is with regret that we are announcing that from 15th of April we will be removing support for all alt coins except Litecoin from  It has been a great experience testing and working with these alt coins from the day we went live, but for several reasons it is now time to remove […]

Features to expect in Q2-Q3 of 2014

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Although we’ve never stopped enhancing the site and adding new features, but we believe we did fall short on major improvements and features that we promised we will be delivering. We thought we’ll give our users the heads up as to what we’re working on and what you will expect to see in the Q2 […]

If it’s too Good to be True, It Probably is!

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Following the recent activities by some sellers on the site and the over trusting nature of some buyers, we would like to share some tips and hits which would help you tackle the crypto anonymity nature and reduce the chances of losses and scam attempts. Below is a list of things to note, they are […]