Dogecoin has been a trending topic in the U.S. for a while, but the states where it’s most popular may not be the ones you would have guessed. Here are the states in which people are talking about dogecoin the most.
The map tracks geotagged tweets, hashtags and direct keyword phrases about dogecoin, and was gathered by data visualizations site Someka. The tracking uses multiple key words to get the most accurate data, including #doge, #dogecoin, #dogecrypto, #dogeday, #dogeinvestor.
The map, which tracks geotagged twitter
data in March, indicates that Alabama is the most doge-crazed state in the U.S. — over 3 million tweets were tracked in this dataset. The top 10 states with the most dogecoin interest are as follows:
- South Carolina
- New York
Similar to bitcoin
dogecoin is a peer-to-peer, open-source cryptocurrency. Dogecoin features the face of the shiba inu from the popular doge meme as its logo.
This recent data about where dogecoin is most popular comes as wealthy investor Mike Novogratz said “it’s dangerous being a speculator” in the meme crypto in a recent interview with MarketWatch.
Last week, the Oakland A’s made the first dogecoin transaction in MLB history when the team sold a pair of seats for 100 dogecoin, which was worth about $50 at the time.