With every passing day, the “Dogefather’s” household is rising – and turning into tougher for crypto analysts and creators to disregard.
On 4 October, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk posted an image of a Shiba Inu pet basking within the solar whereas on a Tesla automobile. He captioned it “Floki Frunkpuppy.”
Floki Frunkpuppy pic.twitter.com/xAr8T0Jfdf
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 4, 2021
The same old rumors swirled about: may Tesla quickly settle for Dogecoin or any of the associated dog-themed meme cash as cost? Nonetheless, one factor was sure: the value of a number of alt cash did see a soar.
Howl the market be affected?
The unique meme coin [DOGE] has spawned a group of different cryptocurrencies which might be extremely susceptible to “the Musk impact.”
Crypto influencer Mr. Whale pointed out that after Twitter met Musk’s pet, the Shibu Inu [SHIB] token noticed an increase of greater than 85%. This helped the token hit its highest worth since round Could.
— Mr. Whale (@CryptoWhale) October 4, 2021
The hyperlink between the 2 occasions was so surreal that even Dogecoin creator Billy Markus couldn’t resist a sarcastic remark.
by no means that is how rational markets work, capturing up on account of one thing that has no bearing on something associated to enterprise or utility and easy on account of somebody’s unrelated tweet
— Shibetoshi Nakamoto (@BillyM2k) October 4, 2021
Nearer to residence, the Floki Inu token [FLOKI] noticed an increase in price, albeit with a whole lot of fluctuation. FLOKI’s extra impressive rally got here round 13 September, when Musk had posted a photograph of one other “Floki” pet.
Floki has arrived pic.twitter.com/2MiUKb91FT
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 12, 2021
In the meantime, the Shiba Floki [FLOKI] token additionally noticed surging prices across the occasions Musk posted a pet picture.
Is all of it only a rush of affection for man’s greatest buddy? Possibly not. New cryptocurrencies are nicely conscious that aligning themselves with Dogecoin and grabbing Musk’s consideration can set off enormous quantities of consideration and exercise. That is helpful to shortly get listed on crypto exchanges.
For instance, Floki Inu’s Whitepaper described it as an “Elon Musk Impressed meme token.”
In the meantime, Shiba Floki’s Whitepaper stated,
“However progress is being made – and a succinct remark from Elon Musk has ignited enthusiasm round this new challenge devoted to canines.”
Throw Shiba Inu into the combo and one may argue that some confusion can be a part of the hype.
Doge it make sense?
The variety of distinctive community addresses for the Shiba Inu token did see a jump from 672,681 on 1 October to 676,792 on 4 October. Nonetheless, this didn’t notably stand out when taking a look at a bigger time-frame.
Moreover, the value of Dogecoin additionally noticed a small spike. It’s price noting right here that Billy Markus voiced his approval of Musks’ newest pet picture.
Lastly, Musk’s pet impressed a brand new token itself: the FlokiFrunkPuppy [FLOKIFRUNKPUPPY] token with its personal Whitepaper. At press time, its price was $$0.00000009206. The total supply was 10 trillion.