John Lennon once said that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus. Bitcoin is more popular than both.
What feels better than watching Bitcoin Formula go up after a wave of mass adoption news? For hodlers, there aren’t many events in life more satisfying than a trip to the moon, and now the rest of the world seems to be catching up with the market’s leading cryptomone.
Data shows that professional traders opened short positions when the price of Bitcoin exceeded $12,000
Bitcoin, it seems, is outperforming sex, at least as far as Reddit users are concerned, which may come as a small surprise to those of us who spend a lot of time on the „Internet home page“.
Reddit has a massive audience of 440 million users and has been a popular destination for Bitcoin enthusiasts since the early days of the asset. But while r/Bitcoin’s audience has increased dramatically since 2017, r/Sex has been a lukewarm place for years.
Bitcoin’s market capitalization could surpass PayPal’s after the announcement of PayPal itself
Since the Reddit user „u/farmingOnYieldApp“ made this observation last night, the number of r/Bitcoin subscribers has increased to 1,707,689, perhaps driven by the PayPal announcement, while the number of Redditers talking about sex has not changed much and stands at just over 1.69 million. The world is really taking a 180-degree turn.
Bitcoin is also more popular than the Beatles, who had a spectacular 1969 themselves, that was the year they released „Come Together“ and „I Want You“. Sadly, Liverpool’s pop phenomena only have 118,258 subscribers.
The subreddit r/Jesus is pretty much deserted, but if we extrapolate from the subreddit r/Christianity (258,121 devoted members), Bitcoin may be even more popular than Jesus among the Redeemers. And speaking of Jesus from Bitcoin, the subreddit that supports the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has only 328,882 followers. Roger Ver will be pinning his hopes on the resurrection of interest in BCH now that PayPal will be supporting crypto currency.
They’ll be holding a meeting about Money on Chain and its role in the DeFi ecosystem
Despite its growing popularity, Bitcoin has a long way to go before it becomes „mildly interesting,“ this subreddit has a remarkable 18.2 million subscribers. R/Gaming and r/Sports also make Bitcoin seem small and insignificant.
Meanwhile, there’s a „happy ending“ for those who can’t decide between Bitcoin and sex, Pornhub accepts Bitcoin as a payment method for its premium services.