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Crypto News Digest: Altcoins Trend Over Bitcoin
Author: changehero
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The crypto market is more calm this week but that does not mean there were no events to report. Crypto news of this week and market recap are rounded up in our weekly crypto news digest.

Key Takeaways

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Social Media Digest

Video of the Week

With Facebook rebranding to Meta, the Metaverse narrative reemerged, along with Web3. Altcoin Buzz makes a suggestion of five altcoins that could soar on the sentiment: Enjin, The Sandbox, Ultra, Chiliz and Sorare.

Crypto News from Twitter

New York mayor-elect Eric Adams attracted a lot of attention for his pro-crypto stance. He even claims to put the money where his mouth is and vowed to receive paychecks in BTC and continue pro-crypto politics.

User godwin_france shared some insights into the usage of play-to-earn hit Axie Infinity in Ghana. According to his data, the dividends this game brings to his compatriots comprise a significant boost for the players’ incomes.

Not a week goes without a scandal of some kind in the NFT space: this time, actor Elijah Wood received an NFT by George Trosley. The illustrator had a history of being commissioned to make pieces with racist imagery for the Hustler magazine. Despite the lapse of the commission, the situation caused a backlash. The Hollywood actor, illustrator and his son made attempts to apologize but the whole lineup of NFTs lost a significant portion of their value as a result.

Influencer of the Week

Checkmatey is one of the analysts that make up the team of Glassnode, an on-chain analysis service. He routinely shares bits of valuable market data and insights.

This Week on the Market

How is the market this week? At the moment of writing the cryptocurrency news digest, the general stats are:

7d Change in Top Coins

At the moment of writing, the weekly change of the top currencies is:

Gainers of the Week

What is the best cryptocurrency to buy now? The highest returns on a weekly scale were brought to the holders of these coins:


While some news of the week were controversial, there were positive developments in adoption of cryptocurrencies. See our next weekly crypto news digest in our blog. Follow ChangHero on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and Telegram for daily updates and more content.