But such is Libra. Facebook will launch its currency some time in the first half of next year. If all goes according to plan, Libra will be bought. Facebook has revealed plans for an ambitious new digital currency, Libra, ending months of speculation about the project. The work is in its. Libra is a global cryptocurrency built on blockchain to promote financial inclusion. Libra is digital, mobile, stable, fast, cheap and secure. Read the Libra White.