Bitcoin Becomes 2nd Most Popular Wikipedia Page

Bitcoin reached the second most popular article on Wikipedia Friday and third Saturday, data reveals in a mark of just how ‘mainstream’ the cryptocurrency is becoming.

Futures Launch Gets World Swatting Up On Bitcoin

According to Wikimedia Foundation Labs, which lists the most popular page rankings on a daily basis for the nonprofit encylopedia, ‘Bitcoin’ beat topics such as Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump to rise to the top three two days running.

The interest coincided with the final runup to CBOE’s Bitcoin futures trading release, which occurred Sunday and saw huge interest despite some technical problems.

By Monday, interest had calmed slightly as the futures came and went, with Bitcoin currently occupying 14th place on Wikipedia’s rankings.

The cryptocurrency is nonetheless still ahead of both Trump and Robert Mugabe, and continues to beat the likes of Kim Kardashian and other popular media figures.

Online Trends All Point To Bitcoin

The newfound surge in mainstream consciousness has seen trends throughout the online realm deliver unprecedented results. Even Pokemon is feeling the wrath of Bitcoin mania according to Google Trends…

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