Monday, May 16

Will Elon Musk promote McDonald’s? Challenges them to accept Dogecoin as a form of payment

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceXchallenged the fast food chain McDonald´s a accept cryptocurrency as payment method Dogecoin.

If the multinational adopts this form of payment, Musk he promised on Twitter to eat “a happy meal on TV”, that is, he could help promote the famous hamburger Happy Meal in media.

Even if McDonald´s still responds to the proposal, one of the first to respond was its main competitor, Burger King, who wrote: “only a king knows what the coin does”.

Dogecoin is the first meme and dog based cryptocurrency that was started as a joke to mock money making schemes.

The virtual currency was created on December 6, 2013 by a couple of software engineers. This badge is based on the popular internet meme “doge”, which shows a dog from the Shiba Inu breed with funny phrases.

The virtual currency is similar to bitcoin, but there is a fundamental difference: the speed of confirmation of transactions, which takes about a minute.