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Elon Musk Jumps on the Ethereum Bandwagon? Follows Vitalik Buterin

Crypto supporter Elon Musk, and has recently started following the co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin on Twitter.

Key Points

  • Elon Musk started following Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter.
  • This has sparked speculation about potential collaborations.
  • Elon had shown interest in Ethereum earlier.

The crypto world is buzzing with excitement following a surprising twist involving Elon Musk, the influential CEO of Tesla and a well-known figure in the crypto space. Musk has apparently hit the “follow” button on Twitter for Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum. This has sparked speculations about a possible collaboration between two of the industry’s biggest players. 

Elon Into Ethereum?

In November 2022, Dogecoin’s value surged over 27%, and rumors were rife that Musk and Buterin were collaborating on an upgrade for the cryptocurrency. However, Buterin wasn’t hesitant to criticize Musk’s recent wave of Twitter censorship, stating that the social media platform’s barrage of bans put Twitter on a “path to authoritarianism.”

In the world of cryptocurrency, Elon Musk has also previously shown an interest in Ethereum. A tweet from Musk in April 2019 simply stating the word “Ethereum” caused quite a stir among enthusiasts, prompting Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin to extend an invitation to Musk to attend a major Ethereum conference called Devcon later that year. Musk responded with a question about potential developments on the Ethereum platform, demonstrating his curiosity about the technology.

Moreover, recently, a report from Watcher Guru in 2022 has sparked speculation about a potential link between Musk and Buterin’s conversations and the creation of the popular meme coin, Shiba Inu SHIB/USD. The report highlighted a series of tweets exchanged between Musk and Buterin in 2019, suggesting that their discussions may have influenced the launch of Shiba Inu in August 2020. While the connection remains unconfirmed, it adds to the intrigue surrounding Musk’s involvement in the world of cryptocurrency.

Heated Speculations on Elon

After Elon’s recent move A lot of people are speculating about what this could mean for Dogecoin and whether we might see some exciting collaborations between the two tech titans. However, it’s worth noting that there’s no concrete evidence linking either Musk or Buterin with the creation of Shiba Inu, despite rumors to the contrary.

According to a blog post by Shiba Inu’s founder, Ryoshi, they met a friend at Devcon Osaka who had influence in the crypto space and alluded to their friend’s wealth. This mention of wealth has led some to draw connections to Musk, but without any direct involvement in Shiba Inu’s creation, it’s difficult to say for sure.

End Note

One thing that’s clear is that social media continues to play a significant role in the world of cryptocurrency. As Musk and Buterin’s Twitter activity demonstrates, even seemingly small actions can spark significant interest and speculation in the world of digital currency. Only time will tell what the future holds, but for now, crypto enthusiasts are keeping a close eye on these tech titans and their online activity.