Tesla, led by Elon Musk, became the first automotive company in the world to recognize Bitcoin as payment for its vehicles in February.
If a tweet from Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is any indication, the electric car company may soon accept Dogecoin as well.
Elon Musk asked a question to his Twitter followers on Tuesday, two days after referring to Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency that began as a meme, as a “hustle” on a comedy sketch show.
On the microblogging platform, the Tesla CEO has 54 million followers and interacts with them on frequently.
His current favourite topic is cryptocurrency, especially Dogecoin, which has a market cap of over $60 billion (roughly Rs 4,40,400 crore).
In the past, the billionaire has gone by the moniker “Dogefather.” He asked a key question on Tuesday: “Do you want Tesla to accept Doge?”
More than 3.7 million Twitter users participated in the poll in favor of Tesla accepting Doge as a form of payment.
Though 78 percent of respondents wanted Tesla to accept Dogecoin, only about 22% were opposed to the concept.
Some users, however, expressed their delight in response to Musk’s tweet.
Following SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s appearance on Saturday Night Live last Sunday, the cryptocurrency lost more than a third of its value (SNL).
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Musk represented the virtual currency as a “hustle” in one of the show’s segments. Despite this, many people have kept their cryptocurrency.
He did, however, tweet something unexpected the next day. “Next year, SpaceX will launch the satellite Doge-1 to the moon.
Doge was used to pay for the mission.
The very first crypto in space. The very first meme in space. “To the mooooonnn!!”, Musk took to Twitter the day after his appearance on Saturday Night Live.