Bitcoin maximalists, or Bitcoin maxis, were not happy with Musk's latest jibe, and some called him out for his tweets on the cryptocurrency
Elon Musk took to Twitter one again to poke fun at Bitcoin and its supporters. The Tesla CEO has gone from one of the biggest supporters of the popular cryptocurrency to having a critical opinion on it. This has, in turn, led to wild swings in Bitcoin's value the dismay of investors.
In a recent tweet, Musk joked about Bitcoin "maxis", or maximalists, who support the cryptocurrency above all other digital coins.
While some did join Musk in his joke, the post elicited some strong response from Bitcoin supporters. Those keen to respond to Musk's jibe were joined by MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor, one of the most vocal supporters of Bitcoin.
Saylor posted in the comments, "If you give us 10 minutes, maybe we can hash out the answer..."
Elon Musk has had a love-hate relationship with Bitcoin. Earlier this year, Tesla's investment in the digital currency saw it rising to record highs. Since then, Musk has criticised Bitcoin for its environment implications, which led to volatility in the coin's price.
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