Ethereum ETH/USD — the blockchain that introduced decentralized finance (DeFi) and made smart contracts to the world — is less recognizable by the United States residents than meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin DOGE/USD.
What Happened: According to a survey conducted by Harris Poll, in conjunction with CouponCabin, revealed that 29% of United States residents were familiar with Dogecoin, compared to 21% who were familiar with Ethereum.
The organizations asked over 2,000 adults in the United States questions about cryptocurrencies.
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The study also revealed that 98% of the respondents already heard of cryptocurrencies, with 71% of them already knowing Bitcoin BTC/USD. Dogecoin was the second most well-known coin of all the digital assets.
21% of the respondents were familiar with USD Coin USDC/USD, the stablecoin launched by crypto exchange Coinbase Inc. COIN and fintech Circle, while 18% knew Litecoin LTC/USD, and 10% Stellar XLM/USD.
Of the total 2,063 respondents, 31% believe that cryptocurrencies are the future of money, and 30% recognized them as innovative.
On the other hand, 23% believe cryptocurrencies are a get-quick-rich scheme, and 19% believe that they are shady or nefarious.
Lastly, 44% of the study participants are open to receiving crypto as cashback.
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