It has been reported that she was asking if she should go long on Bitcoin, along with a poll with a “yes” and a “no” option.
However, over the span of a day, the poll received 900,000 votes, with a bit less than half saying “yes” and the rest saying “no.”
The report said that her tweet did not get that much engagement considering her 2.7 million followers. Still, there were some notable responses and interactions in the thread.
should i go long on bitcoin ? — Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) November 16, 2020
Likewise, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, responded by posting a link to a The Onion article about Bitcoin, as he has done this many times in the past because he often likes to play fun with the cryptocurrency space on Twitter.
Also, many in the crypto space responded to the thread.
Executives of the space were quick to respond mentioning their own products, or trying to paint Bitcoin in a good light.
Whether she read the comments or not, she proceeded to buy Bitcoin the day after even if the majority of the poll respondents voted “no” to her question about buying Bitcoin.
thank you for the advice. i bought some anyway. https://t.co/mhZiVoN6vy pic.twitter.com/XeU1KkfuXy — Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) November 17, 2020
Thus, she’s up around 4.5% on her investment assuming no fees.