- Musk checking Twitter algorithms
- Kusama posted this dot earlier than Musk
Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus appears to have found out why Elon Musk and possibly the lead SHIB dev posted this image not too long ago on Twitter.
The rationale for Musk’s posting a dot image proved to be severe, pragmatic and much from a joke or mere leisure, as many first thought it was.
Musk checking Twitter algorithms
Earlier this week, on Feb. 8, Elon Musk posted a laconic tweet that contained just one image, a dot (interval). The tech billionaire’s followers started responding instantly, and lots of thought it was merely a joke, as Musk likes to submit memes once in a while, together with these associated to Bitcoin or Dogecoin cryptos.
Some thought it was one thing to do with Mars and Musk’s ambitions to create a self-sustained colony on the purple planet.
Nevertheless, the Twitter boss posted the identical tweet at present, once more with solely a dot. This time, Billy Markus, one in every of Dogecoin’s founders, recommended that Musk has been testing a consumer engagement algorithm on Twitter. He connected a screenshot of the dot-tweet made two days in the past, exhibiting that it collected 64.2 million views.
i’m guessing it is a comparability tweet to the earlier one to test the engagement algorithm
64.2 million views on that one ~ pic.twitter.com/UCS8GyXWcF
— Shibetoshi Nakamoto (@BillyM2k) February 10, 2023
Kusama posted this dot earlier than Musk
The identical image was added briefly to his Twitter bio part by Shytoshi Kusama – an alias utilized by the lead developer of the second largest meme coin, Shiba Inu. Two days in the past, a number of SHIB followers famous this similarity between the tweet of Musk and the dot in Kusama’s bio in December 2022, unable to elucidate the connection.
Shytoshi Kusama is the alias taken by the one who calls himself the lead developer of Shiba Inu. Final yr, he shared that “Shy” right here signifies that he selected to remain pseudonymous, and “-shi” is in honor of the mysterious Bitcoin creator, Satoshi. Kusama is a Japanese artist he likes.
This Kusama additionally talked about that, after consulting his mentor, he might reveal his actual title to the Shiba Inu military.