Because of this tweet, PrimeCoin’s XPM spiked in value, growing over 100% and peaking just above $2.30. This of course sparked fears about a pump and dump, similar to what occurred with ZClassic not so long ago, during Creighton’s previous merge fork project. This news has continued to impact the value of XPM of course. At the time of writing, XPM is valued at $3.51 and is up 50.89%. We should note that the highest recorded XPM value currently sits at $7.15, as recorded in November 2013, so, we’re a little way off seeing those sorts of values again, for now at least. The twitter-sphere has had very mixed reactions to this news, some are referring to the potential merge as really good news, it will give investors the opportunity to buy low and sell high, something that the majority of investors strive for (saying that, I’ve never met anyone who aims to do the opposite) others on the other hand are far less optimistic about this potential merge and are calling out Creighton for what seems to be his relentless need to constantly ‘give birth’ to new Bitcoin-hybrids.
Bitcoin Prime is real and it is happening.— Rhett Creighton (@HeyRhett) April 29, 2018
Rhett honestly you need to take a long walk with yourself. INTEGRITY is something you don’t have. Man to man thats sad and unfortunate.— Adam Dimora (@AdamDimora) April 29, 2018
Either way, this news has clearly had an impact on the value of XPM, leaving the PrimeCoin camp at least pleased with the progression of their currency. Since the tweet and since the explosion on Twitter, Creighton has had very little to say. I think we can be rest assured that this will happen, it really is just a matter of when. Featured Image Original Source: Pixabay
With all due respect Rhett, can you not see how wrong this sounds (maybe I am missing something here). I thought you were all in $BTCP. This is a clear BTC grab.— ZaTaf (@ZaTaf2) April 29, 2018