Author Ben Mezrich recently tweeted that he no longer refuses to accept Bitcoin as a salary. In response to this tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote: “Neither will I.
This comment by Musk immediately triggered a violent reaction in the cryptocurrency field. Changpeng Zhao, the founder and CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance, responded to Musk on Twitter, saying “good.”
The cryptocurrency community quickly launched activities to allow Musk to get bitcoin salary as soon as possible and test whether the CEO can fulfill his promise. The remarks came when Bitcoin prices soared to record highs.
Musk is also always paying attention to the development of cryptocurrency. He frequently tweeted about cryptocurrencies and debated the future of the industry with the community.