Breaking information: a 51-year-old man has made a joke that reeks of the identical sophistication a 13-year-old boy may carry to Reddit.
After Twitter’s botched attempt to take away legacy blue checkmarks from verified accounts that don’t pay for Twitter Blue, it appears the platform has set its sights on extra juvenile coding endeavors.
Sure, Twitter’s homepage icon actually is the doge meme proper now.
This may simply be Musk’s thought of a belated April Fools joke, or it might imply one thing greater than that. The value of the pointless, meme-driven cryptocurrency Dogecoin is going up, although its nonetheless far decrease than its peak value in Might 2021.
Musk is presently dealing with a $258 million racketeering lawsuit, which alleges that he ran a pyramid scheme to advertise Dogecoin. Friday night, Musk’s attorneys wrote in a submitting with Manhattan’s federal court docket that his tweets have been jokes. In fact, that is not the first time Musk’s attorneys have needed to defend his tweets earlier than the court docket.
If Musk is attempting to show that his (not even humorous) memes don’t affect the costs of cryptocurrencies, he’s not doing an incredible job. However maybe a fast pump-and-dump scheme might internet him extra money than promoting Twitter Blue subscriptions.