U.S. Markets open in 5 hrs 41 mins

Elon Musk says Dogecoin is his favorite cryptocurrency

Stan Schroeder

Elon Musk has a new favorite cryptocurrency. 

On Tuesday, after being (jokingly) called out as a potential candidate to become the CEO of  Dogecoin, the Tesla CEO said that Dogecoin is "his favorite currency."

SEE ALSO: Tesla's latest Autopilot update warns drivers about red lights

Here's the full exchange.

Dogecoin might be my fav cryptocurrency. It’s pretty cool.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 2, 2019

Started as a joke but with a similar functionality as Bitcoin, Dogecoin has amassed a loyal following which nurtures a peculiar sense of humor, something Musk is known for. In a later tweet, Musk posted a Dogecoin meme, saying the cryptocurrency "rulz" (internet slang for rules, which means that it's great).   Read more...

More about Elon Musk, Doge, Dogecoin, Tech, and Big Tech Companies