Bitcoin is currently trading at around $ 18,000, $ 2,500 lower than its all-time high. Earlier this year, it once fell below $ 5,000. The rise in value of this virtual currency has attracted a lot of attention, even with series actors Game of Thrones, Maisie Williams. The actress posted a poll question on Twitter on Nov. 16 that: “Should I buy bitcoin?”
More than 900,000 people voted and ‘No’ was the majority. But still hundreds of thousands of people answered with many different meme, encouraging her to invest.
Most people advise Maisie not to buy bitcoin at the moment.
Elon Musk, a very active Twitter user, also responded by suggesting the song “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” from The Witcher series, by saying: “Toss a Bitcoin to Your Witcher”.
Then, the SpaceX and Tesla CEOs, who became the world’s third richest person this week, continued the thread with a cryptic message, using spooky logo images and stacks of dollars. He also linked to an article from satirical news site The Onion, which referred to bitcoin as “the devil coin”. The article is from 2017 and was published just before bitcoin experienced a record price surge.
Elon Musk refers to Bitcoin as a “demonic coin”.
Earlier in 2018, Elon Musk’s Twitter account and many others had been hacked, and hackers tried to entice followers and urged them to send bitcoin to an anonymous address. Reports show that more than 400 people have been scammed and sent thousands of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies to scammers in the hope of getting more money back.
Earlier this year, Musk again announced that the issue had reached “new levels” on Twitter and urged CEO Jack Dorsey to take new actions.
“This is not good”, Musk tweeted. “The troll / bot network on Twitter is a serious problem because it adversely affects public discussion and gets people cheated.”
Twitter said at the time it had rules prohibiting such activity and stated that the company “continuously adapted the evolving methods of the bad guys” to prevent scams on the platform. mine.