Dogecoin: one of crypto’s most hyped coins. It seems as if it is always in the mouths and minds of young investors. Moreover, more notable investors have praised the coin both for its comedic origins and as a viable “medium of exchange.”
But what exactly is this comical fad? Additionally, what does it have to do with a Shiba Inu? Why is it that both Mark Cuban and Elon Musk are promoting this coin despite the fact that it literally started as a joke? The answers may surprise you.
The Origins Of Dogecoin
If you have heard the rumors, it is true: Dogecoin, quite literally, is a joke coin. Billy Marcus, a co-creator of Dogecoin, initially minted the coin in 2013. Bragging to CNBC, he says the coin was created in, “about two hours.”
The original Doge meme in its glory | Source: Wikipedia
Originally made as a parody of Bitcoin, and based off of the popular “doge