Crypto Twitter rang in the Christmas cheer with a new all-time high for Bitcoin (BTC), culminating a tremendous year for the digital asset.
The Bitcoin price peaked at $24,661.76 on Bitstamp, surpassing the previous record set last week. The altcoin market also rebounded, with Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and XRP posting impressive rallies.
Bitcoin’s biggest proponents took to Twitter to celebrate the new milestone — and to remind their followers to keep holding as the new year approaches. Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss haveexpressed some excitement:
Bitcoin and Black America tweeted about the digital asset’s new high by saying, “Merry Christmas you filthy animals.”
Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz also celebrated Christmas by unwrapping a glow-in-the-dark moon, which is a direct reference to Bitcoin’s meteoric rise.
Crypto data analytics firm Bloqport rang in Christmas with a GIF of Michael Saylor raising a glass to Bitcoin:
— Bloqport (@Bloqport) December 25, 2020
Robert Breedlove, author of Thank God for Bitcoin, had a more serious message to deliver to the community on Christmas:
Su Zhu of Three Arrows Capital also reminded hodlers to keep hodling:
YouTuber Crypto Daily commented on Bitcoin “rallying during an illiquid public holiday,” which is a testament to the digital currency’s bullish potential. “$100k is FUD now,” he said.
2020 will go down as a landmark year for Bitcoin. While many institutions have been clamoring for years that the ‘institutions are coming,’ this year finally delivered on those revelations.