The cryptocurrency space has been through some massive technological advancement since Bitcoin pioneered in 2009, with its use in payments seeing the most innovation. The trend continues with Facebook's Libra, a cryptocurrency the social media giant has targeted for launch in the first half of 2020. Libra is designed to work as a medium of exchange for cross-border money transfers and payments. The digital currency is built on the Libra Blockchain, a permissioned open-source blockchain platform. Once launched, people will be able to access and use Libra to make transactions anywhere in the world.