Frankie Macdonald, an amateur meteorologist living in Nova Scotia, recently used his platform to talk about Bitcoin with his charismatic voice.
In a number of Tweets that started on August 8th MacDonald posted videos in which he presented his views on cryptocurrencies to his 118,500 followers. The Canadian meteorologist said that Bitcoin (BTC) “worth more than US dollars”This resulted in viewers checking their numbers if they owned anything from 1 BTC – $ 12,007 at the time of going to press – to 10 million BTC or more than $ 160 billion at the time.
The new bitcoin meme is born
The 36-year-old YouTuber started creating videos on the platform in 2009 that focused on the weather in Canada and the United States. MacDonald became increasingly popular on the internet and was distinguished by its unique forecasting style.
After seeing a Video by MacDonald yelling “Bitcoin” on August 7thThe crypto community quickly recognized the Canadian’s charisma and turned it into a new memewhen the token exceeded $ 12,000 on Aug. 10.
We’re over $ 12k. Now we do the same as @frankiemacd open your window and shout loudly “Biiiiiiitcoiiiiiiiin” 🔊🔊🔊 pic.twitter.com/js62M8E6Zo
– Bitcoin Meme Hub @ (@BitcoinMemeHub) August 10, 2020
One of MacDonald’s mantras that appears in the title of his book and in one of his songs is “getting ready”. You still have to link the expression to the volatility of the cryptocurrency.
Influencers Hugging Bitcoin?
A number of prominent people who don’t normally deal with cryptocurrencies have been very busy with Bitcoin lately.
After talking to Anthony Pompliano in his July 1st podcast Comedian Bill Burr said he was investing in bitcoin for the first time. The podcaster and the celebrity Joe Rogan used his platform to talk about crypto to his more than 200 million listeners as part of his sponsorship Cash app.
Even online personalities more connected to the financial sector have spoken. Cointelegraph reported on Aug. 4 that Dave Portnoy enlisted the help of Gemini co-founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevossin terms of bitcoin. Portnoy told the twins that he wanted “You will explain Bitcoin in a way that I can understand.”