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Is Bitcoin In a Bull or Bear Market? Could It Become Worldwide Legal Tender?

4 May 2022 2 minute read 8 comments Allen Taylor

Is bitcoin in a bull or a bear market? Is it time to panic? It’s been over $40,000 a few times in the last few weeks, but has spent a lot of time under, even dipping below $38K. Yet, it has bounced back over $38,000 where it rides now. There are thre...

Otherside NFT Creators Crash Ethereum While Making History

2 May 2022 2 minute read 9 comments Allen Taylor

Yuga Labs sold $561 million in Otherside NFTs in 24 hours making it the largest NFT mint in history. So many people went ape over the metaverse art that Ethereum crashed and burned like a Japanese WWII pilot. Land plots went for $5,000 in virtual la-...

Say 'Crypto' and Bitcoin Maximalists Go Nuts

30 Apr 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

I’m keeping it short today because I’m on the road over the weekend. If you’re reading this on a cryptosocial media platform, you’re probably reading it later because I have to manage the battery on my laptop. Happy reading! A comedian whose name you...

Cryptosocial Dreams: Live it, Review It, Earn Rewards

29 Apr 2022 5 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

It’s been a busy month. This week, especially, has been very busy. I’ve been a guest on several podcasts and went on The MTC Show with Ryan Gerardi where we discussed Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, electric vehicles, and cryptosocial media. You can...

When Elon Musk Bought Twitter, 'Buy Dogecoin' Searches Shot to the Moon

27 Apr 2022 3 minute read 5 comments Allen Taylor

Today, at 1 p.m. EST, Ryan Gerardi and I will match wits as we discuss Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, Ford’s electric vehicle, and the top 80 cryptosocial media platforms and protocols. You’re invited to join us on The MTC Show. Live! Give us a lis...

Bitcoin's Moves, Ethereum's Gains, and Do Kwon's Thoughts on Stablecoins

25 Apr 2022 3 minute read 4 comments Allen Taylor

While everyone is talking about the recent dip in the crypto market, the Central African Republic has adopted bitcoin as legal tender. El Salvador became the first country to do so in September last year. Bitcoin’s hashrate has hit an all-time high—a...

Could Bitcoin Be Losing Its Popularity? And Let's Celebrate Ross Ulbricht Being Debt-Free!

23 Apr 2022 2 minute read 9 comments Allen Taylor

Google data suggests bitcoin’s popularity is slipping away. Meanwhile, one crypto user calls out sexism in the bitcoin ecosystem. Tesla is HODLing $1.261 billion in digital assets, including bitcoin. One crypto market analyst says bitcoin is still a...

With the Metaverse, Are We Building a Gilded Cage?

22 Apr 2022 3 minute read 14 comments Allen Taylor

One thing every company creating for the future metaverse will have to think about is how the money will work. Currently, the metaverse is as real as Superman’s underwear, but experts predict that those super panties will be a reality in 10 years. In...

Is Tribalism in Crypto Killing the Culture?

20 Apr 2022 2 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse criticizes bitcoin tribalism saying that different use cases for cryptocurrencies is a good thing. In other news, an XRP attorney explains how both Ripple and the SEC could win in the ongoing lawsuit. When people make sen...

UST Runs Around BUSD, Overtakes Third in Stablecoin Rankings

18 Apr 2022 3 minute read 4 comments Allen Taylor

Ethereum and Bitcoin miners are still making profits in today’s environment thanks to all-time high hash rates on both blockchains. CoinDesk asks, “Is Bitcoin a Risk-on or a Risk-Off Asset?” (A Great Read) Maybe a better question is, will bitcoin eve...