Tesla founder and self-confessed cryptocurrency lover Elon Musk surprised the industry once again this week, tweeting content about altcoin Ethereum (ETH).
Ethereum Markets Fail To React To Musk
In several tweets on April 29, Musk, who has become something of a mythical figure in cryptocurrency, set social media commentators guessing with just two words: “Ethereum” and “jk.”
The tweets, which remain without an official explanation, come just weeks after Musk similarly appeared to plug meme-based altcoin Dogecoin (DOGE).
While those tweets contained more obvious compliments, their appearance one day after April Fool’s Day suggested the author was, in fact, less sincere in his adoration of the coin.
Nonetheless, as Bitcoinist noted, DOGE surged on publication of the tweets, something which the ETH episode appeared to fail at doing.
As of press time Tuesday, ETH/USD had traded flat over the past 24 hours, remaining at $157 while Bitcoin (BTC) fell 1.2 percent to $5240.
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