Some crypto ecosystem members have the logo of their favorite cryptocurrency permanently etched on to their skin.
According to Crypto Head’s latest data, over 900 people have tattooed themselves with Bitcoin ( Bitcoin), “B”, while Dogecoin( DOGE), and Ethereum ( ETH_) are increasing in popularity.
Research analyzing “Instagram hashtags” and Google search volumes revealed that crypto tattoo searches have increased 222%. Even though low-quality price action is not being taken, more crypto enthusiasts are looking to get inked with a cryptocurrency logo.
My #bitcoin Freedom Tattoo was completed! !
Show me your #crypto tattoo as I want to make another one and need some inspiration #tattoo pic.twitter.com/HJI3PbNqhM
— BTC Didi Taihuttu BTC ALLIN (@Diditaihuttu)
March 21, 2022
Bitcoin tattoos were popularized by followers of the seminal cryptocurrency. However, they have been around almost a decade and influential Bitcoiners were quick inking them. Didi Taihuttu was a Bitcoin showman, and father of the Bitcoin Family. He was an early adopter in 2017 of Bitcoin ink. His tattoo symbolizes freedom and not being part of the system.
Anita Posch is a Bitcoin author and podcaster. She has a lightning bolt tattooed to her forearm. She explained to a German-language Bitcoin documentary called “Human B”, that the tattoo “represents Energy.” Posch is an avid advocate for the Lightning Network.
Although Dogecoin has a deep ranking outside of the top five cryptocurrencies it is still the second most searched cryptocurrency tattoo search, with 700 monthly searches. The Dogecoin hype is clearly in decline.
A large peak in searches for Doge tattoos in early 2021 has since fallen (in red), despite Doge’s greatest fan, Elon Musk continuing to popularize this currency.
Some Dogecoin tattoos that you see on Instagram are also a deviation from the logo for the Shiba Inu original dog.
With only six Instagram posts, Ethereum’s logo, an octahedron (a geometric figure in the shape of a diamond), is not as well-known as its cryptocurrency tattoos. NFT tattoos have gained popularity since they were first popularised on Ethereum’s blockchain.
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During the peak in NFT tattoos in 2021, as shown on Google Trends graph, one Lazylion NFT collector stated that if the floor price of the Lazylions reached 2 ETH they would tattoo themselves.
Lines done. Black shading time… then color.
LFR!! !#nft #nfts #LazyLions @Lazylionsnfthttps://t.co/LR7RPNQVWT https://t.co/0zmQ0ZknPN pic.twitter.com/KQllsr8YKH
Do NOT CMPLY (@AR_ON_tweets).
October 27, 2021
The ink will remain permanent until March 2022 when the floor price of the Lazy Lions reduces to 1.5ETH.