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Elon Musk Polls Whether Tesla Should Start Accepting Dogecoin

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Earlier today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to start a new poll asking, “Do you want Tesla to accept Doge?”, as he referred to the cryptocurrency Dogecoin (via Tesla North).

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The poll, which has already received nearly 4 million votes with 11 hours still to go as of writing, shows that almost 78% of voters want the electric car maker to start accepting Dogecoin as a payment method for its vehicles.

Following Musk’s SNL appearance over the weekend, SpaceX also made a surprise announcement saying it would accept the DOGE cryptocurrency for a lunar satellite mission in Q1 2021. Ever since, many have already speculated it would only be natural for Tesla to accept Dogecoin as payment, with the latter joining Bitcoin.

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While it is not yet known if Musk is being serious about Tesla accepting DOGE, but he has been backing the cryptocurrency for quite a while now.

Musk’s tweet asking the question sent DOGE shares up 20%, before falling back down to $0.50 USD.

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