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Shiba Inu Burns 8M $SHIB in First Day of Burn Portal

The major alt-coin implemented a passive income burn that welcomes more tokens to integrate the burn.

Alt-Coin Begins Burning

Shiba Inu created a rewards portal to burn $SHIB tokens and distribute $RYOSHI tokens as a form of passive income. In the first two days of opening, users of the massive alt-coin reduced the circulating supply by nearly 15 billion $SHIB tokens, roughly $370,000 USD.

The SHIB Army—vocal members of the Shiba Inu community—clamored for a mechanism to decrease the token supply and increase scarcity. The Shiba Inu community introduced the $SHIB Burn Portal on April 24 on Twitter and received a response with over 20k likes. 

“Our hope is that with every burn, the wealth of the community grows, but also by rewarding the effort in the long term to make Shiba Inu one of the best digital assets in the history of cryptocurrencies,” writes the Shiba Inu team in the burn details page.
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Despite one of the largest holdings in crypto and a $13 billion market cap, the Ethereum-based token’s burn portal has stuttered out the gate. This could be because the partner token Ryoshis Vision is a microcap token with a $123 million market cap that has fallen over 27% since the launch and remains almost 100% off its all-time high. 

Sometimes bullish terms like 'deflationary' or 'burn' precipitate excitement, but they have to be understood in the broader context of a project's tokenomics. Shiba Inu holders may well need more education and time, but backing of the project still remains strong.

The Shiba Inu team confirmed it has made the burn portal versatile, leaving the door open for more tokens to integrate. If more tokens begin to integrate this service, the scarcity of Shiba Inu will increase, and hopefully, the token price for the holders. Either way, those who burn the token will get passive income in the reward token. 

What is Shiba Inu:

Shiba Inu is an Ethereum-based altcoin that has the Shiba Inu—a Japanese breed of hunting dog—as its mascot. The SHIB token aspires to be an Ethereum-based alternative to Dogecoin (DOGE). Unlike Bitcoin, which is designed to be scarce, SHIB was created to be intentionally abundant — with a total supply of one quadrillion. The Shiba Inu Token ecosystem supports projects such as an NFT art incubator and the development of a decentralized exchange called Shibaswap.

Where to find Shiba Inu:

Website | Twitter | Telegram | Discord |

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