The owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball club took part in a discussion about the fate of the social network following a change in shareholder structure.
Tesla CEO Ilon Musk, who bought the social network for $44 billion, asked subscribers how the site could address the problem of spam bots. Mark Cuban, an American entrepreneur and star of reality TV show Shark Tank, suggested that all users could get one Dogecoin from each spammer. If someone tags a message as spam and the fact is confirmed by other people, not a robot, the user who tagged the message gets 1 DOGE from the spammer. However, if the spam message turns out to be false, the user who tagged it will himself owe 1 DOGE to the victim of the accusation.
Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus and Ilon Musk called Kuban’s proposal a good idea that will promote DOGE.
But some other users were sceptical about Kuban’s idea, believing it makes no sense to pay for something that should be free. They expressed dissatisfaction that Twitter management would force people to use meme-based cryptocurrency as collateral to prevent spamming. Unscrupulous users would be able to use the system to their own advantage. They could deliberately mark messages as spam to get hold of other people’s DOGE coins, users fear.
Last week, the CEO of decentralized credit protocol Aave, Stani Kulechov, was blocked on Twitter for posting a false message that he had become Twitter’s interim CEO and promised to add support for Etherium to the social network.