The Tesla (TSLA)
CEO tweeted some Bitcoin banter Sunday, included calling bitcoin BS. He shouted out Dogecoin in a tweet saying, “One Phrase: Doge.”
despatched shares of Dogecoin up almost 20% and landed it on the record of trending Twitter subjects. The tech billionaire even went so far as updating his Twitter bio with the title “Former CEO of Dogecoin.”
Musk’s Twitter antics come because the dominant cryptocurrency surged to all-time highs throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Final week, bitcoin skyrocketed past the $20,000 mark
— topping $24,000 — because the forex continues to develop in recognition amongst traders.
This is not the primary time Musk has tweeted about Dogecoin, the bitcoin descendant. ‘
The SpaceX CEO talked about the digital coin in July when he tweeted “It is inevitable” with a picture depicting the dogecoin customary engulfing the worldwide monetary system. The tweet despatched shares up 14% on the time.
ogecoin was created in 2014 a
s a parody to a preferred web meme “doge”, which concerned an image of a Shiba Inu canine. Though the digital coin began off as a joke, it at present has a market worth of almost $570 million.