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Dogecoin, CryptoCurrency Reddit communities surge as crypto euphoria heats up

With much of the market fixated on Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden price correction over the weekend, retail interest in digital assets appears to be on the rise, according to the latest statistics from Reddit. The r/dogecoin community added 145,859 weekly subscribers, according to Subreddit Stats. The gains are hardly surprising given DOGE’s dramatic rally over the …

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OFAC Escalates Russian Sanctions Listing Bitcoin Addresses, US Treasury Crypto Crackdown Rumors Spread

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Rumors concerning the U.S. Treasury cracking down on several financial institutions over money laundering has been spreading like wildfire on social media and forums. There’s been no formal announcement from the U.S. entity and at this stage, the news is widely considered FUD. However, some are assuming the hearsay stems from the …

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Wallstreetbets Reinstates Ban on Cryptocurrency Discussions, Citing Bloomberg Coverage

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The moderators of the famous Reddit forum Wallstreetbets, known for putting Gamestop (GME) stock prices on the map as a worldwide trending topic, lifted a ban on all discussions related to bitcoin, ethereum, and dogecoin. However, the decision has been reversed after a recently published Bloomberg article.</strong> Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Were Allowed …

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Reddit reminisces defunct ‘Bitcoin faucet’ website that gave away 19,700 BTC for free

Reddit’s r/Cryptocurrency community revived an interesting piece of Bitcoin (BTC) history on Sunday, with a new thread reminiscing about the time that American software developer Gavin Andresen gave away 19,700 BTC.  A thread started by “uGroundbreakingLack78” took the Reddit community all the way back to June 2010 when Andresen first launched the so-called Bitcoin faucet …

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GME drops 14% as GameStop announces plans to sell up to 3.5M shares

GameStop Corporation, an American gaming and consumer electronics retailer, has announced its plans to sell up to 3.5 million GME shares following the stock’s massive and controversial rally. The firm announced Monday that it has filed a prospectus supplement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, under which it may offer and sell up …

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Wife Leaves Husband After He Refused to Sell Bitcoin at $60K and Bought the Dip

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Bitcoin prices surpassing the $60,000 milestone undoubtedly woke up a massive wave of joy across the crypto community. However, such an accomplishment didn’t bring happiness to a married couple, who split up after a dispute on whether to sell bitcoins at that price level or not.</strong> Wife Left the House to Stay …

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Bitcoin pizza all over again — delivery driver reportedly cashes in on $400 BTC tip

A driver who held $5 in Bitcoin (BTC) as a tip for his pizza delivery services has reportedly resurfaced after seven years. According to a post from Redditor btcbible, the Bitcoiner ordered a pizza on Dec. 28, 2013 and gave the delivery driver two options for his tip: a $5 bill, or 0.0069 BTC on a …

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Investors Pump $250M Into Reddit Following Social Media Site’s Role in GameStop Mania

Reddit has raised $250 million in a Series E fundraising round, the company announced Monday night.  The social media site, which said both new and existing investors participated but did not disclose their names, plans to double its headcount with the funds, as well as build out its “video, advertising, consumer products” and international efforts, …

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85% Dogecoin rally shows Wall Street Bets aren’t done with DOGE yet

After gaining the spotlight due to a 980% pump on Jan. 28, Dogecoin (DOGE) briefly entered the top 10 ranking by market capitalization for the first time since 2015. Once the massive pump lost momentum and traders quickly took profits, it seemed that investors would move on past the meme-based cryptocurrency and find something else …

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Bitcoin subreddit hits 2M subscribers following GameStop controversy

One of the most well-known online Bitcoin communities passed two million subscribers in a surge of activity on Friday, purportedly due to the media attention over the r/Wallstreetbets subreddit. According to the Metrics For Reddit analytics website, the subreddit r/Bitcoin has 2,184,941 subscribers at the time of publication, making it the 178th most popular subreddit …

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