Solana Changes Twitter Name To Solano After Bitcoin Maxi Jack Dorsey Misspells The Necklace

failure and safety ratings may break Solana’s bones, but words will never hurt it. And Solana has a sense of humor.

The Layer-1 blockchain has jokingly renamed itself Solano on Twitter after Jack Dorsey misspelled the cryptocurrency’s name in a Twitter thread.

Dorsey, a noted Bitcoin maximisthas routinely mocked all cryptocurrencies and chains besides Bitcoin as inferior and unreliable† On Friday, the co-founder of Twitter announced Block subsidiary TBD’s intention to create Web5, an “extra decentralized” platform built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain to remedy what Dorsey sees as Web3’s shortcomings in protecting users’ privacy and personal data. Web3 is short for the next iteration of the internet running on blockchains.

In articulating the need for a so-called “Web5,” Dorsey specifically mentioned Web3’s current reliance on single points of failure blockchains, such as Ethereum and Solana. But he misspelled Solana as ‘Solano’.

An innocent mistake perhaps? Or a schoolyard tactic to humiliate an enemy whose name you can’t remember?

Anyway, Solana couldn’t pass up the opportunity to turn the call into a viral moment.

Shortly after Dorsey’s tweet on Friday, Solana changed Twitter’s display name to Solano. Crypto Twitter quickly grabbed the embrace of Dorsey’s diss through the chain, with many now calling it “Solano” to continue the joke.

Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko is known for not holding back when it comes to speaking on behalf of the company

Solana’s website still references the blockchain by its original name, but it’s going to be fun to see how long Solana keeps the name change on Twitter.

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