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Cryptocurrencies try to be protagonist in all the POP culture. It has been recently the “Star” in the world’s longest running TV soap opera – Coronation Street – after appearences in Eminem’s latest album, in a comic book, and TV shows
Cryptocurrency is becoming a protagonist not only in financial markets and chat over the net. But also in the POP culture. It’s confirmed by the recent appearance of the blockchain in the world’s longest running TV soap opera: Coronation Street. The show grabs 8 million viewers per episode, so explaining what the Cryptocurrencies are could be a good trick to attract an older audience on this kind of investments. And it could help the digital values rising again in the markets. But the appearance in the show it’s the last one of a series in the mainstream. Before it there were references in the Eminem’s latest album, Marvel, in a new comic book, and many other TV shows: from The Big Bang Theory to Silicon Valley.
The Cyptocurrency issue is highlighted using the irony weapon and the message is always the same: Bitcoin and so on, can make the difference. But in any way
Moreover, the cryptocurrencies in Coronation Street are highlighted using the irony weapon. The protagonist has gambled away all of his savings in Ibiza. Luckily, he remembers investing 50 dollars in WhipCoin several years ago. After a quick internet search, he discovers that his investment has exploded into 250 millions. There’s only one problem: he forgot his password. However he remember writing it down in a book. Finally, after some adventures, he remembers the password in a bizarre flash moment. really happy and excited he logs into his account and… realizes that his investment is worthless. His internet search on the coin was wildly outdated. So, inside the episode there is a double message, present also in all the references in the other media: Bitcoin and so on, can make the difference. But in any way. The’re like Internet: so fast that can change your life in better or worst in a little period.