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XRP Fans Hopeful as Elon Musk Drives Cybertruck and Sparks Crypto Conversations

In a tweet that has set social media ablaze, tech billionaire and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, revealed his firsthand experience behind the wheel of the highly anticipated Cybertruck. Musk stated that he had taken the futuristic electric pickup truck for a spin around Austin, Texas, further fueling excitement among Tesla enthusiasts and capturing the attention of Twitter users worldwide.

As expected, the tweet generated a flurry of comments and reactions from eager followers. Among the responses were several crypto-themed accounts, including the prominent XRP fan known as @XRPcryptowolf.

In a lighthearted manner, @XRPcryptowolf playfully expressed their desire to purchase a Cybertruck, but with a twist—they suggested that they would do so as soon as Tesla began accepting XRP, the favored digital currency of the XRP community, media reports said. 

While Tesla had previously embraced Bitcoin as a payment option for its electric vehicles earlier in 2021, Elon Musk swiftly reversed the decision, citing concerns over the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining.

He emphasized that Tesla would only resume accepting Bitcoin once a significant portion of the mining process relied on renewable energy sources, reaching at least 50%. Despite this milestone being achieved later that year, Tesla has yet to reintroduce Bitcoin payments.

Interestingly, Musk’s affinity for cryptocurrencies extends beyond Bitcoin, as he has demonstrated a fondness for Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that originated as a meme. The DOGE community often interprets Musk’s references to “dogs” as indirect support for Dogecoin.

Notably, during his appearance on the Saturday Night Live show in 2021, Musk humorously referred to himself as “The DogeFather” in a tweet, contributing to a surge in Dogecoin’s value, which reached an all-time high of $0.7376 on May 8, 2021.

XRP enthusiasts have consistently endeavored to capture Musk’s attention and promote the merits of XRP. However, Musk’s preference for Dogecoin remains apparent, with frequent mentions of DOGE in his tweets.

While Tesla and SpaceX merchandise can be purchased using Dogecoin, XRP fans continue to yearn for a similar endorsement from Musk, eagerly hoping for the day when XRP will be integrated into the Tesla ecosystem.

Elon Musk’s endorsement of the Cybertruck has intensified anticipation for Tesla’s upcoming electric pickup, showcasing the company’s commitment to innovation and pushing the boundaries of sustainable transportation.

As Musk’s tweets continue to captivate the online community, followers eagerly await his next move and the potential impact on the cryptocurrency market, with XRP enthusiasts fervently wishing for a shift in Musk’s crypto preferences.


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