Floki Crypto Surges After Elon Musk Tweet
It looks like Elon Musk has done it again. A seemingly innocuous three-word tweet from the Tesla and SpaceX founder saw a spike in the value of little-known Floki.
Musk simply shared a picture of his new Shiba Inu puppy with the caption “Floki has arrived”. Sweet sentiment, but the tweet went viral and spikes in the value of cryptocurrency with similar names were soon recorded.
The biggest winner was Shiba Floki which saw a 958.09% surge within one day of the tweet, according to reports.
Floki Token Increase
Floki Inu witnesses increases in excess of 59% in a 24-hour period. Others, including Floki Shiba and Super Floki, also saw value rises.
It is not the first time a tweet from Musk has apparently impacted on markets; comments around Dogecoin and Bitcoin have seen values change.
Dogecoin prices also seemed to be affected by the Floki tweet. Perhaps this is unsurprising as the tweet featured a picture of a Shiba Inu dog. Dogecoin gained by 0.36% following the latest post from Musk, while Baby Doge Coin saw a 24-hour surge of 45.3%
Shiba Inu Rises
Previous tweets from Musk have had a similar impact on Floki-related cryptocurrencies. Last month, when he said he would name his new pet Floki, Shiba Inu saw a 16% price rise.