Here are the numbers behind TikTok's crazy Dogecoin moment

Quick Take

  • Dogecoin mania has hit the cryptocurrency industry
  • The Block takes a look at the numbers behind the rise
advertisement

Much wow. 

That's how some cryptocurrency traders are likely thinking of recent action in Dogecoin markets after a wild week for the meme crypto. The price of the coin, originally founded as a joke, has soared as TikTok users attempt to pump it to $1 from its sub-penny price. As the dust starts to settle, we take a look at some of the numbers behind what Bloomberg has called the "Dogecoin Challenge."

As the Doge mania gripped crypto markets, trading volumes among venues supporting the crypto soared to $27M—22 times the average daily trading volume in 2020. There was a 600% increase from July 6 to July 7. 

Indeed, a spike in volumes has been coupled with a spike in searches, according Google Trends, which analyzes the popularity of top search terms over time. Google searches for "dogecoin" reached the top popularity score of 100 on July 7.

Source: Google, The Block Research

Visits to Dogecoin's Wikipedia page have also skyrocketed. Prior to Tuesday's spike, the page averaged approximately 730 views per day. Tuesday's view count hit 5,700.

Source: Wikipedia, The Block Research

Finally, Dogecoin's blockchain itself has felt the repercussions of the mania. Value settled on the network hitting yearly highs of nearly $20M—close to seven times the average daily value settled on the network.

Source: Coin Metrics, The Block Research


© 2021 The Block Crypto, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.

Trending Stories

Get Your Crypto
Daily Brief

Delivered daily, straight to your inbox.

REVOLUTIONARY ONE-CLICK-TO-FARM DEFI PLATFORM, DEFIATO, PAVES THE WAY IN CEDEFI

With more than $100 billion in market cap across all chains, it is likely that the DeFi market cap will grow to $200 billion by 2025. However, many users still face various technical barriers when using decentralised platforms to do on-chain farming, staking and trading, while off-chain solutions face liquidity issues, fiat restrictions and the lack of a central multichain to support crypto assets and institutional-grade custodians. 
Read Full Story
Sponsored Post
More