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Dogecoin Hits New All-Time High, Eclipsing Twitter's Market Cap

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 06:00
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Alex Dovbnya
Dogecoin is now bigger than the social media platform than propelled its rise
Dogecoin Hits New All-Time High, Eclipsing Twitter's Market Cap
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Twitter made Dogecoin famous. Now, the meme cryptocurrency has eclipsed its market cap.

On May 3, Dogecoin’s market cap once again surpassed the $60 billion mark. Meanwhile, the social media giant is only worth $43.59 billion following its worst crash since last October.    

The Shiba Inu-inspired token hit a new all-time high of $0.45199 on the Binance exchange at 0:02 a.m. UTC.

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Dogecoin also continues to log new all-time highs against Bitcoin, reaching yet another peak of 793 satoshis earlier today.

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The cryptocurrency’s phenomenal rise was mostly propelled by Elon Musk’s Twitter handle. The Tesla CEO’s frivolous memes were obviously taken very seriously by the market. Apart from Musk, the joke coin has won over other big-wigs, including billionaire Mark Cuban, whose Twitter account is now partially devoted to promoting the coin.

Twitter is, of course, not the only social media platform where Dogecoin thrives. Its Reddit community has already attracted a whopping 1.6 million subscribers.   

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at