Elon Musk wants Dogecoin to be listed on Coinbase
The Twitter world launched on Friday (13) a question that caught the attention of Tesla CEO, crypto bull and Coinbase user Elon Musk: “Do you think Coinbase should enable Dogecoin on its platform?” Musk replied with an exclamation “Yes!”
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 13, 2021
Musk knows cryptocurrency well. In early February, a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Tesla had purchased $ 1.5 billion in Bitcoin. Before that, Elon used to pump memecoin DOGE to the point that a single tweet about the coin caused a nearly 40% increase in the coin’s price in just half an hour.
Dogecoin was created in 2013 by software developers Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer. The pair created the coin in response to all the noise made about Bitcoin spinoffs. Their thought: if someone can create a coin, why shouldn’t he?
The coin’s avatar is that of the iconic plump dog Shiba Inu, whose face has gained prominence as a meme accompanied by adorable phrases in bad English, such as “Much wow” and “Very impress.” The coin took off shortly after launch and acquired a cult status.