- Elon Musk has recently tweeted that he would eat a Happy Meal on TV if McDonald’s accepts Dogecoin.
- Earlier, many speculations surfaced concerning McDonald’s potential Dogecoin acceptance.
- Tweets from the Dogecoin co-creator Billy Markus and the McDonald’s team had fueled the discussion.
Days after Dogecoin fans suggested McDonald’s to accept the meme coin, business magnate Elon Musk has come up with a tweet that he would “eat a Happy Meal on TV” if the fast food company accepts Dogecoin. Elon Musk tweeted:
I will eat a happy meal on tv if @McDonalds accepts Dogecoin
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 25, 2022
Earlier, few speculations were spread if McDonald’s would accept Dogecoin as a form of payment. This resulted in Dogecoin fans pressing the issue.
However, tweets between McDonald’s and Dogecoin Co-founder Billy Markus have made the base for the tittle-tattle. On January 19, McDonald’s Twitter team had posted a tweet of a picture of French Fries, stating to respond with a specially photoshopped image to anyone snagging a fry.
Responding to this tweet, Billy Markus wrote:
“Hey #dogecoin fam let’s make sure this tweet response of McDonald’s is their highest engagement one.”
In essence, the tweets state that if the number of Dogecoin crypto fans increase, McDonald’s may get an unexplored demographic of potential customers. Regarding this, one person asked McDonald’s if they would appraise using the meme coin, to which the company responded by saying that they are “continuously evaluat[ing] the payments experience.”