The press coverage just didnt stop in 2016. https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/collectors-are-using-the-blockchain-to-keep-rare-pepes-rare This article came out pre peak anti pepe backlash. During what might have been the peak of the great pepe backlash the article was not to be found on the site! It turned out that many articles were not reachable and after about two weeks the article was back up with a redesigned Vice.
@Jason @aweissman about the coolest thing ever. what happens when you combine a crypto-asset with a meme and a trading card. https://t.co/6ZJLoeTZiQ — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) 13. Mai 2017 Then they discovered the power of pepe. Well known VC Fred Wilson commented on twitter about the RAREPEPE BLOCKCHAIN TRADING CARDS. He later wrote two blog articles and there was a good ammount of discussion in […]