TikTok now has its own currency — and it’s not bitcoin or dogecoin.
An adorable cat’s paw sparked a hilarious meme, causing people to revive doubloons, an old Spanish currency. Doubloons were gold coins minted in Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries. The coins were traded in modern-day Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and Venezuela, which were Spanish territories at the time.
What are TikTok dabloons?
However, on TikTok, doubloons are an imaginary currency (despite a user naming a real cryptocurrency after it). The slang spelling is “dabloon,” and the accompanying hashtag currently has over 908.5 million views.
What is the “4 Dabloons Cat” meme?
How do you get dabloons on TikTok?
The currency must be bestowed upon you by users giving away dabloons in videos or in comments. Searching for dabloons is considered cheating; you’re supposed to rely on the algorithm and your FYP.
“Spent all night finding out what Dabloons are,” @rach_in_recovery said. But after earning 6,000 dabloons, she didn’t want to be in “high class Dabloon society,” so she gave her followers 300 dabloons as a treat.
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