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DOGE Co-Founder 'Hides' So Well That Internet Shows Wrong Photo: Details

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DOGE Co-Founder 'Hides' So Well That Internet Shows Wrong Photo: Details
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Dogecoin was founded back in 2013 by two programmers – Billy Markus (the legend says that he coded DOGE sitting at home in his underwear, taking just a few hours for that accomplishment) and Jackson Palmer.

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The former is now very much active on Twitter, posting even about issues far from Dogecoin or cryptocurrency in general. He is a friend of the biggest DOGE fan Elon Musk, although they have never met, according to Musk, and only talk publicly on Twitter.

Jackson Palmer is a vocal critic of Elon Musk, and his social media presence is tiny compared to that of Markus. The latter is known on Twitter as Shibetoshi Nakamoto at the @BillyM2k handle.

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Googling "Doge cofounder photo"

However, if curiosity becomes too strong and you decide to see what Billy Markus looks like and Google his photo, Internet search results will show a photo of Palmer. This fact was confirmed by Markus in a tweet today, when a graphic designer at Dogecoin, "DogeDesigner" (@cb_doge) tweeted that he was "hanging out with @BillyM2k and @dogeofficialceo in the streets of San Francisco."

A popular photo of Jackson Palmer was attached. Commentators began adding sarcastic comments about an "accurate photo of Billy." Markus also stepped in to confirm that. He tweeted: "that is definitely a picture of googling my name."

In fact, a photo of Billy Markus can easily be found on Google, but media outlets often confuse the two cofounders and put up a picture of Jackson Palmer pretty often when they talk about Markus. Markus has not gone into hiding, but he has not been giving interviews to the media either, unlike Palmer.

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