Dogecoin (DOGE) might have a brand new advertising technique after the most recent publicity stunt from Elon Musk moved its worth by lower than 8%.

In a tweet on Thursday, “Dogefather” Musk argued that Dogecoin might do a greater job at funds than Bitcoin (BTC) or Ether (ETH).


Musk: BTC, ETH “sluggish” with excessive charges

The newest in an extended line of plugs, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO was responding to crypto YouTuber Matt Wallace, who revealed pleasure about an upcoming protocol improve. 

“BTC & ETH are pursuing a multilayer transaction system, however base layer transaction fee is sluggish & transaction value is excessive,” Musk claimed.

“There may be advantage imo to Doge maximizing base layer transaction fee & minimizing transaction value with exchanges performing because the de facto secondary layer.”

The proposal envisages Dogecoin having on-chain transactions because the norm, with exchanges basically fulfilling the function that the Lightning Community does on Bitcoin.

Exchanges at present course of giant numbers of transactions internally with out touching the blockchains of respective cash. These are then synced as essential, leading to fewer on-chain transactions and, due to this fact, fewer charges and fewer pressure on the related blockchain.

Responding, Twitter customers took situation with the idea that exchanges could be completely happy to meet such a task. 

Using centralized trusted third events because the spine of a cost community, others hinted, was vastly inferior to the Lightning Community answer.

“Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are pursuing a multi planetary area transport, however improvement is sluggish & value is excessive,” podcast host Peter McCormack mockingly replied.

“There may be advantage imo to constructing rockets with spit and cardboard, growing construct pace and minimising value.”

DOGE worth limps 70% beneath peak

For all the eye, in the meantime, DOGE/USD as soon as once more moved solely barely, buying and selling up 7.6% at just below $0.23 on the time of writing.

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Towards its all-time highs from Might 8, when Musk went on Saturday Night time Dwell to deliver Dogecoin to a wider viewers, the pair is still down 70%.

DOGE/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bittrex). Supply: TradingView

Musk has inadverently diverted consideration from DOGE along with his personal social media campaigns.

Varied tweets have spawned new canine meme-themed cryptocurrencies — a submit about Musk adopting a Shiba Inu named “Flocki” shortly noticed the emergence of a raft of Shiba Inu-related tokens.

Previous to that, Shiba Inu (SHIB) itself competed with DOGE as retail traders piled into the meme trades.