Bitcoin Twitter Interest Hit 8-Month High as Price Surged 60%

Bitcoin price achieved its highest monthly gain in May 2019, which coincided with the largest BTC tweet volume since October 2018. Twitter Hype and BTC Price Correlation Bitcoin price 00 ended May 2019 at the $8,500 price mark which meant the top-ranked cryptocurrency gained about 60 percent during the month. This performance meant a continuation […]

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Twitter and Google Trends Interest Precedes Cryptocurrency Price, Study Finds

The volume of tweets and Google Search Volume Index (SVI) were found to be leading price indicators for Bitcoin and Ethereum, according to a research paper published by the Southern Methodist University. The importance of sentiment In the paper, researchers gathered data on Twitter mentioning Bitcoin and Ethereum; the same was done using Google trends. […]

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‘Twitter Hype Index’ Mirrors Cryptocurrency Market Cap, New Data Shows

The DataLight Hype Index shows Bitcoin leads the way in terms of popularity on Twitter with the results of the ranking closely mirroring the position of cryptocurrencies based on market cap. Bitcoin is King of ‘Crypto Twitter’ According to a recent report by DataLight, Bitcoin occupies the top position in the Twitter Hype Index – […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Shows Off His (Casa) Bitcoin Full Node

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, took another step towards financial sovereignty yesterday when he tweeted about his new toy, a Casa Bitcoin full node. Mi Casa Es Su Casa The Casa Node is a plug-and-play solution for running your own full Bitcoin and Lightning Network node at home. Running a Bitcoin full node allows you to […]

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits 6,000 Nodes After Week Of Twitter Spotlight

Bitcoin’s mainnet Lightning Network implementation has hit new records across the board as its rapid growth continues in 2019. 6,000 Nodes, $2.4 Million Capacity Data from monitoring resource 1ML.com confirms that the number of active nodes, channels and overall transaction capacity of Lightning are all now higher than ever in its thirteen-month history. The increase […]

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Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech Money’

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,” it pledged to educate its near million-strong community. The Next Evolution Of Online Payments In recent tweets, Gab calls for the next evolution of online payments, in the form of un-censorable […]

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Bitmain Fights Rumors by Launching New ASIC Chip

As Bitmain’s IPO date approaches, negative news involving the company could add up. The CEO of Bitmain, Jihan Wu, countered the pessimism by launching a brand new “algorithm acceleration chip.” Bitmain’s Anonymous Detractors After the news that Bitmain’s earnings over the course of Q2 didn’t turn out according to plan, someone who claims to be an insider […]

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Misleading Twitter Account @Bitcoin Banned (Again)

Adam James · April 8, 2018 · 6:00 am Once again, the misleading Twitter account @Bitcoin has been banned from the social media platform. Bye-Bye @Bitcoin The intentionally misleading Twitter account @Bitcoin has once again been penalized by the popular social media network — this time, in the form of a suspension. Users on Twitter […]

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