The 150 percent price increase was reflected in other alternative cryptocurrencies with similar names, including Floki Shiba and Super Floki. According to CoinMarketCap’s price index, they all fall out of the list of the 2,000 most valuable cryptocurrencies, despite their enormous price increase.
A tweet from Musk, who previously helped push dogecoin to new record highs on Saturday Night Live earlier this year, isn’t the first tweet to cause the crypto markets to move. The world’s most famous base currency was created in 2013 as a joke in the burgeoning cryptocurrency space pioneered by bitcoin. She was inspired by the Shiba Inu Doge meme and soon gained attention.
It’s impossible to ignore Musk’s influence in the cryptocurrency community. Earlier this year, during a Q&A session on the Clubhouse app, he said, “I make jokes about dogecoin sometimes, but they are really just a joke.”
But still, even Musk’s “jokes” are making the cryptocurrency peak. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Elon Musk is currently the second richest person on the planet and has a net worth of approximately $200 billion.
Bitcoin is again under $ 45 thousand!