And in a sign of the times, “Bitcoin” has surpassed Justin Bieber, Drake and Rihanna in popularity according to Google Trends.
With the price of bitcoin at over $2,500, well over $1,000 above the price of an ounce of gold, and growing interest globally in blockchain technology and all types of cryptocurrency, bitcoin is proving that it's worth its weight in gold.
Here is a snapshot from Google Trends as of today, comparing the following four terms:
2. Justin Bieber
It's easy to see who is the clear winner…