Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be “forked.” In simple terms, this either creates two versions of a coin or updates one version.

This section includes information on Bitcoin forks and other forks.






Upcoming Bitcoin Forks 2017 – 2018

The following Bitcoin forks have been announced (although not every one is confirmed as legit). They are Super Bitcoin, Bitcoin Platinum, Bitcoin Cash Plus, Bitcoin Silver, Bitcoin Uranium, and Bitcoin God.


Bitcoin Segwit2x Fork Happened Quietly on Nov 17

Despite an official cancellation it seems a group of miners went ahead with Segwit2x anyways. The Bitcoin Segwit2x fork happened at block 494,784. This block occurred early Nov. 17 Pacific Time.



SegWit2x Fork is Canceled

Bitcoin’s SegWit2x fork is canceled. This means a hard fork will not be occurring at at block 494,784 (which was expected Nov. 16).