The popularity of Bitcoin has not stopped increasing in recent years. As millions of people around the world enter the crypto world, buying, storing and transferring BTC. However, the cryptocurrency has not yet reached the level of massification necessary to achieve universality. Well, as Lina Seiche remembers in the Tweet Today, Bitcoin still doesn’t beat K-pop:
The comparison between Bitcoin and K-pop
The primary objective of Bitcoin is massification. And it is that, if the cryptocurrency intends to become at some point in a currency of current use worldwide. It must be used and accepted by hundreds of millions of people around the world, just as fiat money is used today.
And, despite the fact that Bitcoin has come a long way in that regard, reaching millions of users around the world. The number of people who use Bitcoin on a daily basis remains negligible, compared to the cryptocurrency’s goal of becoming an alternative to traditional fiat money.
One of the best ways to observe this difference between BTC’s goals and its advance is by comparing the cryptocurrency with other popular products. Thus, if we look for example at the amount of reactions that messages related to the K-pop musical genre get on the social network Twitter, and compare it with the reactions of messages related to Bitcoin, we can see the difference between the two. As mentioned by Lina Seiche on her Twitter account:
«When I want to remind myself how early we are in #Bitcoin, I check the number of likes that tweets about K-Pop get«.
In this way, Seiche creatively summarizes the main challenge for the crypto community in the years to come. That is to say, attract enough attention that the use of cryptocurrency becomes as common and popular as the songs of K-Pop bands like BTS and Blackpink. But, thus far, and for the foreseeable future, Bitcoin is still not outperforming K-Pop.