Popular TV cartoon show, the Simpsons run a cryptocurrency segment on Sunday night and to create hype for the segment, the show decides to release a summary of the episode.
Simpsons Bitcoin segment
During the segment, Parsons briefly explained the importance of blockchain to the function of Bitcoin. It also elaborates, the way the chain operates including its distributions and addition of blocks to it.
The segment, which was, in some ways factually questionable at times, also included a joking caption card, in which the show makers joked that they “know who Satoshi is, but we’re not telling,” and also joked by writing “That is a total pile of cryptocurrency, ” referring to the more profanity-filled version of that phrase.
The description of the video seems quite interesting for bitcoiners and the crypto community in large. It reads that Simpsons is very bullish for bitcoin and the crypto space.
I am very bullish for bitcoin and the crypto space! very big news 2020 could be the year everyone gets real.
Reactions On Twitter
Crypto Twitter has quickly erupted into unrest with this two-minute Simpsons Bitcoin segment, making it viral and controversial as possible. No one has yet come to a conclusive opinion on how what was said will affect public perception of the industry.
However, This segment comes as his writer has noticed a strong uptrend in mainstream media outlets. (CNN, Bloomberg, Barron’s, Financial Times, etc.) covering Bitcoin and the broader industry.
With mainstream mentions of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency by shows like The Simpsons and outlets as well-known as CNN, it should come as no surprise that data indicates retail investors are flooding back into the industry.
Increasing Bitcoin Popularity
Late last month, analyst CryptoKea maintains that search interest for “Buy Bitcoin” just recently reached a seven-month high, reaching a level of “10” per his analysis. This is important because a strong uptick in interest for the aforementioned term, which most attribute to consumers, not institutions, marked the start for the parabolic rally of 2017.
Bitcoin’s popularity is fast growing across the globe. While many countries welcome it with open arms, others, however, are skeptical and are proceeding carefully with adoption. Recently, Coinpedia reported that Google trends report that the search for bitcoin and similar content has doubled during the last 12 months. Although there have been times of ups and downs. Moreover, the overall interest that is drawn towards the crypto industry is increasing at an incredible rate.
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