Elon Musk runs a poll on Twitter, asking whether Tesla should accept Dogecoin
2021-05-13 15:25

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has posted a poll on Twitter, asking users whether the electronic car maker should accept dogecoin (DOGE), the meme-themed cryptocurrency.

Dogecoin, a fork of litecoin, was originally created as a joke in 2013. Over the past year, dogecoin has risen in popularity and price. Its price has surged nearly 22,000% in the past year and it is now the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, according to CoinGecko.
One dogecoin is currently priced at around $0.53 and its market capitalization is about $68 billion, only behind bitcoin, ether, and Binance coin BNB, per CoinGecko.
Musk has been a fan of dogecoin over the last few years. In April 2019, Musk tweeted that DOGE "might be" his favorite cryptocurrency, adding that it's "pretty cool." Last year in March,