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Dogecoin (DOGE) achievements you did not know

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For a long time, Dogecoin has been the go-to cryptocurrency for those who simply wanted to hold on to it for the laughs. Known for the Shibe meme that saw the popularity of DOGE skyrocket to new heights, Dogecoin currently has a market capitalization that is slightly above the $500 million mark. If you think that is a high net worth for the meme coin, then you will be surprised to hear that the parody cryptocurrency hit an all-time high market capitalization of close the $2 billion mark just a few months ago. However, there is more to the Dogecoin than meets the eye.  Here are a couple of Dogecoin accomplishments that you probably knew nothing about.

Dogecoin has the strong backing of an online community

With over 150,000 active Reddit members on the Dogecoin subreddit, Dogecoin boasts of one of the strongest community of crypto enthusiasts. A popular aspect of the Dogecoin community is their use of the Doge meme dialect. The dialect works by shortening phrases into singular words such as Many, Wow, So, Much and so forth. A good example would be a sentence such as “the coin is getting a lot of adoption” being turned to “much adoption.”

This communal sense of comradery and inclusion through the use of a common dialect is perhaps one of the biggest contributors to the unexpected success that Dogecoin has received. By keeping the dialect alive, the Dogecoin community has remained involved even after the coin was abandoned by its developers for a while.

Other achievements by the Dogecoin community

Apart from coming up with a dialect that has helped spur the coin to greater heights, the Dogecoin community has been one of the most progressive communities in the crypto space given that they were able to self-organize and help out fellow members who have lost over $1 million worth of DOGE in a hacking incident back in 2013 December.

In addition, the community has also started a number of initiatives that include:

  • Sponsoring a Jamaican bobsled team: In 2014’s winter Olympics, the Dogecoin Reddit community was able to contribute up to $30,000 worth of Doge coins for the team to make it to the Olympics
  • Dogecoin for Water: Another worthy achievement from the Dogecoin foundation is the $31,996 water campaign that saw the Dogecoin community enable clean water to the Kariong community in Kenya back in 2014.
  • DogeForMalaria campaign: This one happened only 3 months ago when the Dogecoin community was able to fund an organization that provides mosquito nets to children.

With these and many other achievements by the Dogecoin community, there is no doubt that the parody coin is here to stay. In fact, the dogecoin core development team has been working on a white paper not to mention new updates on the source code which is “Much Development”.

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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

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