Crypto party: Shiba Inu, Dogecoin… Meme rush after Elon Musk’s tweet By

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By Laura Sánchez – We said yesterday that the cryptocurrency industry wanted to hang on to the ‘Uptober’ and we continue to say so today.

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Bitcoin is heading towards $ 50,000 and memecoins are skyrocketing thanks to the tweet that Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla (NASDAQ :), launched yesterday with an image of his mascot Floki in his car.

This tweet, which already took effect yesterday, continues to build momentum today on several Shiba Inu-themed coins.

Just to give some examples, the currency that bears his name,, shoots up 60% at this time, after rising 57% yesterday.

, which first used the Shiba Inu dog as its logo in 2013, is up 10%, after skyrocketing another 9% yesterday.

it is revalued by 9% at the moment, after rising 5% yesterday.

Musk is known in the industry for being a fan of cryptocurrencies, and he especially likes to support meme currencies through his Twitter account (NYSE :).

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