The Shiba Inu community is left wondering what may have prompted Ryoshi, the founder of one of the most popular dog-themed memecoins, to delete all of his tweets and posts on Monday.
The pseudonymous founder has removed all Shiba Inu-related blogs, including the original version of “All Hail the Shiba.” All four SHIB blogs have been removed from the Medium platform, and the page now displays the following message: “410. User deactivated or deleted their account.”
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Source: medium.com/All Hail The Shiba
Shiba Inu (SHIB) Price Unaffected
From the perspective of the SHIB community, the founder’s abrupt departure has not affected the price of the SHIB coin. Currently, the coin is up almost 6 percent, according to data from CoinMarketCap.
Between August 2020, when Shiba Inu burst onto the crypto market, and May of last year, the memecoin founder was active on multiple social media channels.
Around this time in 2021, Ryoshi posted his latest Twitter comment, and his account has not issued a statement since.
Clones Here And There
Shiba’s popularity spawned a slew of imitators, including Shiba Fantom, Shibalana, BitShiba, SHIBAVAX, King Shiba, Captain Shibarrow, SpookyShiba, SHIBA2K22, and numerous others.
There may be far over 100 Shiba Inu clones in all, and the number is constantly increasing.
This meme coin acquired speed and value rapidly as a community of investors was attracted by the coin’s cuteness and headlines and tweets from notable figures such as Elon Musk and Vitalik Buterin.
The profile photo of the SHIB founder has been changed to a picture of Buddhist Jetsun Milarepa, a famous Tibetan poet and yogi. Likewise, his header image has been modified to a half-moon atop a cloud.
SHIB total market cap at $6.41 billion on the daily chart | Source: TradingView.com
Buterin Denies He Created Shiba Inu
Long considered to be the creator of the Shiba Inu, Buterin disputed such beliefs on a podcast hosted by Lex Fridman on June 5, 2021.
Buterin and other Ethereum developers have not been mentioned by Ryoshi in relation to their role in Shiba Inu.
After all is said and done, no one has any idea who Ryoshi really is, either.
Shiba Inu is now worth $6.41 billion, making it the 16th most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization, according to a chart by TradingView.com. It has decreased by 86 percent since its record high in late October.
It should be remembered that Ryoshi once revealed that he is replaceable and will eventually vanish. Therefore, his most recent activity could be his projected disappearance.
“I am not important, and one day I will be gone without notice. Take the SHIBA and journey upwards frens.” @RyoshiResearch
— MILKSHAKE (@shibainuart) May 30, 2022
Milkshake, a Shiba Inu staff member, quoted one of the founder’s sayings:
“I am not important, and one day I will be gone without notice. Take the SHIBA and journey upwards frens.”
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