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Shibarium Sees Transaction Fees Surge by 267% Amid Rising Interest in Shiba Inu Tokens

Shibarium, the Layer-2 blockchain designed for the Shiba Inu community, has seen a dramatic increase in transaction fees, with a recorded 267% rise in the last 24 hours.

According to Shibariumscan, the gas fees, paid using BONE—the native token of the Shiba Inu ecosystem—escalated from 11.57 to 30.98 BONE.

This increase is primarily due to a surge in network activity, likely driven by a growing interest in Shiba Inu tokens following recent market shifts.

The Shiba Inu ecosystem, which uses BONE for transaction fees, is experiencing heightened transaction volumes.

As a result, the cost for users has significantly increased.

BONE not only facilitates transaction payments on Shibarium but also plays a key role in the ecosystem’s tokenomics.

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Each transaction using BONE helps in burning SHIB tokens, as a portion of the BONE fee is converted into SHIB and sent to a dead wallet.

This process reduces the total SHIB supply, potentially enhancing its scarcity and value.

This notable increase in fees raises several questions about the future of the Shiba Inu network and its tokens.

Stakeholders are now contemplating whether the spike is indicative of a long-term trend of increased activity or if it’s a temporary surge.

The sustainability of such high fees is also in question, as is Shibarium’s strategy to manage demand while maintaining network efficiency and scalability.

Additionally, the broader context includes recent integrations that have enabled Shiba Inu (SHIB) payments with major brands like Airbnb and Nike, expanding the token’s utility and exposure.

However, the overall market sentiment remains bearish, creating an uncertain environment for SHIB and BONE investors.

These developments suggest critical times ahead for Shibarium, as it must navigate through market fluctuations and user expectations to sustain growth and retain user engagement.

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