Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) is trailing rival meme cryptocurrency Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB) in terms of 24-hour price gains.
What Happened: SHIB traded 3.84% higher over 24 hours at $0.0000075, while DOGE was down 1.47% at $0.22 in the same period.
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Against major cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) and Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH), SHIB rose 3.98% and 6.42% in 24 hours respectively.
The picture gets murkier when longer-term price action is taken into consideration. SHIB has declined 17.52% for the week, while DOGE has fallen 11.12%.
Over the last 90 days, SHIB has risen 5.6% and DOGE has fallen 7.69%.
Why It Matters: This week, Shiba Inu said on Twitter that the token has added 100,000 new holders in the last three months.
The project tweeted news surrounding a petition urging Robinhood Markets Inc (NASDAQ:HOOD) to onboard the coin on its trading platform.
Robinhood List $SHIB? 185,000 People Hope So!!!
— Shiba Inu (@ShibainuCoin) September 23, 2021
Even though SHIB has bested DOGE over 24-hours in price action, the latter saw more mentions on Twitter than the former.
SHIB was mentioned in 902 tweets, while DOGE was mentioned in 1,269 tweets, as per Cointrendz data.