“Should I bet on Bitcoin?” Williams asked his followers on Twitter.
Dozens of bitcoiners and even Elon Musk responded to the actress’s message.
British actress Maisie Williams, recognized for her role as Arya Stark on the series Game of Thrones, joins the list of celebrities who have shown interest in Bitcoin. At least Williams launched a poll on his Twitter indicating so.
This Monday, November 16, Williams asked his nearly 3 million followers on the social network: “Should I bet on bitcoin?”. As of this writing, the poll has received more than 843,000 votes. Almost 55% advise you not to do it, for now.
However, the tweet has received thousands of responses, including those of recognized bitcoiners and other personalities stand out. Elon Musk even wrote, although he responded by citing a song from another fantasy series: The Witcher.
should i go long on bitcoin?
– Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) November 16, 2020
Samson Mow, CSO of Blockstream, responded to Williams a reference to his character in Game of Thrones. “A girl needs Bitcoin,” Mow wrote. Also responded Barry Silbert, founder of the investment fund Grayscale; Peter McCormack, creator of the What Bitcoin Did podcast.
For his part, fellow podcaster Stephan Livera, recommended that the 23-year-old actress take it easy. “Start small and learn more as you go. Happy to help if you have questions and want to avoid scams in the space, “he wrote on the Livera social network.
Between the answers We even find company accounts in the bitcoiner ecosystem. The site of dedicated to the market CoinMarketCap and rewards services to buy online with bitcoin, such as Lolli or Fold, make up that list.
Maisie Williams, JK Rowling’s handover over Bitcoin on Twitter
As bitcoin gains popularity, more personalities are wondering about this tool. Maisie Williams arrives right in the middle of a major bull run, during which bitcoin retakes levels close to its historical maximum price, registered in December 2017.
For this reason, there are those who consider that the mention of Williams is part of the phenomenon known as FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out or fear of being left out). As the CriptoNoticias dictionary of acronyms and phrases describes, this is “a state of mind among investors” as the price of an asset rises.
However, before Williams, other personalities had already shown interest in the cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto. This same year, it was the author of the Harry Potter saga, JK Rowling, who asked about how Bitcoin works on Twitter.
As this outlet reviewed, Rowling consulted about Bitcoin in May of this year. But from her curiosity came a wave of thousands of messages that led her to later assure that she was joking. Finally, he ended up claiming to have learned a lesson: “Never be impertinent with Bitcoin on Twitter.”
After launching his survey, Williams has not returned to write on the social network. What it did do was reply a message on bitcoin bull run stage and general curiosity with a bull emoji, the symbol of the uptrend in the market. Will you have decided to bet on bitcoin, beyond the survey?