After Elon Musk Twitter takeover talks resurface, there is a speculation about Dogecoin (DOGE) potentially becoming Twitter’s official native currency. In a latest development, Musk has reportedly proposed to buy Twitter for the original offer price of $54.20 a share. In this context, Elon Musk’s close association with the DOGE project is resulting in a new speculation. A section of the DOGE Army on Twitter is wondering whether Dogecoin would potentially be Twitter official native currency.
The Elon Musk Impact
Dogecoin is the largest memecoin in the crypto market with a current market cap of $8.58 billion. Elon Musk had in the past mentioned DOGE in his tweets on several occasions. Any mention of Dogecoin by the Tesla founder led to immediate DOGE price jump on most occasions. With reports of Elon Musk fresh proposal for Twitter takeover, the memecoin saw a huge spike in its price.
In the last one hour, DOGE price rose by as much as 6.65%. As of writing, DOGE price stands at $0.06558, up 8.51% in the last 24 hours, according to price tracking platform CoinMarketCap. That the current price level is close to the memecoin’s monthly high of $0.067 speaks it all about the Elon Musk impact.
Original Offer Stands
According to a Bloomberg report, Musk is inclined to buy Twitter for the original offer price of $54.20 per share. The billionaire made the proposal in a letter to Twitter, the report said. This led to a spike in Twitter share price, which is up 12.67% on the day. This news also got the DOGE community excited. A Twitter enthusiast by name tunez.eth asked whether DOGE could become the official native currency of the platform.
“If Elon Musk buys Twitter, does $DOGE become the currency of Twitter?”
It remains to be seen if DOGE does indeed go on to become Twitter official native currency. The revised proposal comes at the back of an ugly legal battle over Musk’s objection to Twitter’s bot accounts. At one point, the Tesla CEO withdrew his offer to purchase Twitter over the latter’s lack of transparency on the bot accounts. Earlier in the day, Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple raised the issue of bots on Twitter. He said there were many verified scam accounts running on Twitter.