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Bitcoin community goes bonkers as Twitter adds BTC emoji

Bitcoin community goes bonkers as Twitter adds BTC emoji

Bitcoin HODLers, uh, rejoice! Today, Twitter bequeathed on us a gift: the Bitcoin hashtag now has its own emoji. To use the emoji, all you need to do it enter the hashtag of “Bitcoin,” and the emoji will magically appear on your screen.

While this isn’t a case of crypto mass adoption per se, the community has gone mad over this small nod to Bitcoin by Twitter.

Bitcoin community reacts to the new emoji

For some reason or another, the cryptocurrency community as a whole has gone bonkers over this announcement. Bonkers bonkers.

If you haven’t tweeted out “#Bitcoin” yet, are you even a part of the revolution?

Below is a perfect case in point. (While the newfangled emoji doesn’t appear in the embedded tweet, it does on the Twitter client.)

Bitcoin joins other hashtags with their own emojis, including #metoo.

While it isn’t clear who ordered the addition of this tag, Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, has long been an outspoken proponent of Bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency the leading contender to be the currency of the entire Internet in a podcast with Joe Rogan.

So from the looks of it, this is Dorsey acknowledging his love for Bitcoin through a simple emoji.

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A decentralist at heart, Nick has shown interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies since 2013. He has since joined this industry as a full-time content creator, focusing on written content and visuals. Aside from working with other leading trade publications, Nick is a part-time creative at HTC's Bitcoin division, EXODUS. He is based in Canada, where there is an apparent lack of industry events.

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