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Elon Musk to Step Down as Twitter CEO; What Does It Mean for DOGE?

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The cryptocurrency market is still reeling from the fallout from the FTX collapse, and Dogecoin (DOGE), one of Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) and Twitter CEO Elon Musk’s favorite tokens, is under pressure as the community appears to support his resignation as the social network’s CEO.

Indeed, Musk posted a poll on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) asking the community if he should step down as CEO and promising to respect the results. Out of over 16.7 million votes cast as of December 19, the majority (57.6%) of poll participants said ‘Yes,’ according to press time.

With a market capitalization of $10.36 billion, the meme dog coin remains the eighth-largest cryptocurrency by this metric, having previously displaced Cardano (ADA) from this position on December 19, according to CoinMarketCapdata.

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Musk’s Effect

Dogecoin’s market movements have historically followed developments surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk, whether positive or negative, including an influx of $5 billion into its market cap in five weeks following Musk’s acquisition of Twitter.

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Previously, the price of Dogecoin had risen 8% on rumors that Musk and Buterin were planning to collaborate to upgrade DOGE, as well as 25% in a week on news that the DOGE-1 lunar satellite was about to launch.

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