Crypto Twitter was delighted today when the hashtag #eth started automatically displaying the Ethiopian flag as an Ethereum “symbol”.
Given Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s love for Bitcoin and the fact that Bitcoin has its own Twitter logo, many wonder whether Dorsey is subtly fooling Ethereum (ETH). After all, he is a staunch Bitcoin (BTC) maximalist with refuse considered buying ETH and other altcoins, and have repeatedly stated that bitcoin will become the internet’s natural currency.
The founder of Twitter and Square certainly saw the funny side of it and tweeted “#eth,” which caught the attention of the official Olympic account, who said, “Great to see Jack and the crypto community.” I support # ETH- Athletes! “
Crypto Cobain Twitter influencer too Find funny face and tweeted “HAHA” to his 403,400 followers that “this is perfect”.
NFL football player Sean Culkin, who is converting all of his NFL salary to bitcoin in 2021, wonders why so many people “don’t realize it’s a troll”.
Bitcoins like the “Bitcoin Meme Hub” jumped on the bandwagon by posting fake tweets from Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, allegedly saying, “This is not a joke, Jack”.
– Bitcoin Meme Hub (@BitcoinMemeHub) July 23, 2021
In fact, the Ethiopian flag has nothing to do with Ethereum. The social media platform has tagged the hashtags of the countries participating in the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. The ad is part of a “hash flags” campaign that the platform also ran for the 2016 Olympic Festival in Rio de Janeiro.
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Interestingly, the Twitter CEO used the Ethiopian flag to promote Bitcoin earlier this year after rewriting the lobbying work of a group of Ethiopia-based entrepreneurs called “Project Mano” calling on their government to stop mining and selling BTC in To consider.
– latch (@ latch) June 15, 2021
Dorsey spoke this week at “The ₿ Word” – a virtual Bitcoin event alongside Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood. During the event, Dorsey expressed his hope that Bitcoin would “create or help create world peace”.
“We have all of these monopolies out of whack and powerless individuals, and the amount of cost and distraction emanating from our monetary system today is real and distracting our attention. Ideas from bigger problems,” he said, highlighting the potential of Bitcoin excel at tackling finances inequality.
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