Every day more people are deciding to invest in cryptocurrencies as the industry is picking up mainstream traction. So, who are the most influential people in crypto that we’re turning to for sage advice about where to invest our cash?
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Please note: Elon Musk was omitted as he is primarily the CEO of Tesla whereas this research explores people exclusively in the crypto space.
The 10 most influential cryptofluencers
|Rank||Name||Twitter Followers||Instagram Followers||YouTube Subscribers||TikTok Followers||Total Followers|
|1||BitBoy Crypto/Ben Armstrong||292,000||149,000||877,000||2,600,000||3,918,000|
- Ben Armstrong (BitBoy Crypto), 3,918,000 followers
BitBoy Crypto was only set up three years ago as an informative YouTube channel teaching people about all things Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
He achieved the number one spot in the rankings thanks to a presence across all social media platforms, particularly TikTok, and Youtube.
- Justin Sun, 2,684,568 followers
While controversial for his outspoken, brash style, Justin Sun, the founder of the crypto platform TRON, has a huge 2.5 million followers on Twitter alone, placing him as the second most influential person.
- Vitalik Buterin, 1,313,500 followers
Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin began influencing others on the subject back in 2011 while only a teenager through his ‘Bitcoin Magazine’. He founded Ethereum in 2014 with Gavin Woods which is the second largest currency in the market.
TikTok Is The Most Popular Platform For Crypto
Tiktok is where the most people are going for crypto advice as BitBoy Crypto/Ben Armstrong has 2.6 million followers on the app - the most of any single platform. This could suggest a keen younger demographic that wants to become more informed through the convenience of bitesize videos. Yet, only three of the top 10 cryptofluencers use this platform as Twitter emerges as the most popular platform for the subject.