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It is now official that Tesla accepts Dogecoin (DOGE) payments for some of its merchandise. Not very long ago did Elon Musk tweet about his company accepting the famous meme coin, after which things were kept very low-key. Now, the cat is out of the bag.
Earlier this week Twitter user had confirmed the payment mode, among other modes of payment, on his Twitter handle. Although there was a huge tide of speculation, the token’s followers awaited an official confirmation from the company itself. Today, Elon Musk and Billy Markus, the founder of Dogecoin (DOGE) took to Twitter to announce that the American-based company is now accepting the meme token as payments. Musk’s tweet read,
“Tesla merch buyable with Dogecoin”
Tesla’s Electric cars not in exchange for Dogecoin
There was a bunch of merchandise listed in exchange for DOGE, but the electric cars weren’t one of them. Nonetheless, people were allowed to purchase Cyberquad bikes for kids, Giga Texas Belt Buckle, and Cyberwhistles with the altcoin.
The company put out a support page exclusively for Dogecoin inquiries. The page guides buyers on how to purchase with the altcoin. The Dogecoin network will be charging network fees every time a payment is made using the token.
The company has ensured to bring to the notice of the purchasers that any merchandise bought with DOGE as payment cannot be canceled once the order is placed. There is also a strict no-return policy in place when a product is bought using Dogecoin. To sum it up, the company has presented a draconian policy regarding all purchases through the altcoin and called it a ‘final sale’ with no return, no cancellation, and no exchange of products.
Furthermore, it has been made very clear that Tesla only accepts Dogecoin. The company asserts that it cannot receive or detect any other cryptocurrency. A disclaimer regarding the use of any other form of digital asset has been clarified on the support page.
With this news like a gust of wind, Dogecoin (DOGE) price seems to be soaring high. At the time of writing, Dogecoin (DOGE) was priced at $0.1965 with a an escalation of 13.26% over the last 24 hours.