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Dogecoin Makes History As It Overtakes Bitcoin In Tweet Volume

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The interest in meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE) is skyrocketing to new heights every hour.

According to cryptocurrency market data services provider The Tie, Dogecoin tweet volume has surpassed that of Bitcoin (BTC) over the past 24 hours.

According to the TIE, there were over 100,000 tweets about Dogecoin in the trailing 24 hours period, to when it tweeted, from 50,000 unique non-bot accounts.

The move assumes significance as it is the first time ever that a cryptocurrency has overtaken Bitcoin in terms of the social media spark.

Bitcoin (BTC) has a 63.5% dominance of the cryptocurrency market in terms of market capitalization at press time, with a valuation of $634.5 billion.

The second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, has a market cap of $151.3 billion.

Dogecoin is getting a boost from Reddit community SatoshiStreetBets, which is looking to emulate WallStreetBets success with GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) and others.

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk too touted the joke cryptocurrency in a tweet late Thursday.

Dogecoin traded 809% higher at $0.699 at press time.

Read Next: As Elon Musk Touts Dogecoin Again, Here's What You Should Know About The Cryptocurrency

See Also: How to Buy Dogecoin (DOGE)

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