What is Hodling? The Story Behind The Emergence Of The Term “HODL”

Written by: Qadir AK

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Qadir AK

Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010. He has also interviewed a few prominent experts within the cryptocurrency space.

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Oct 7, 2020

You might have heard many crypto enthusiasts advising do not fall in FUD, just HODL your cryptocurrency. If you are a new user and just entered the space, then you might have come across the terms like FOMO, FUD, HODL.

 Do you ever wonder, what is HODL? Rather why it is not HOLD?

Let’s go back in history a little to know more.

What is HODL?

HODL became a blessing in disguise for the crypto community after a person miss-spelt it without being in consciousness. It basically means just to buy the cryptocurrencies and not selling it in a hurry but hold them with you. In simple words, it refers to a buy-and-hold strategy.

Well, it was just miss-spelt by a person, which outspread within the crypto space within an ...

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