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Trading companies rely on social media algorithms for crypto trends

Business 18 July 2019

Trading companies rely on social media algorithms for crypto trends

It can be difficult to read the minds of private investors, but social media can be a pretty handy guide.

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Bloomberg, Reuters gear up for new cryptocurrency social media index

Business 14 June 2019

Bloomberg, Reuters gear up for new cryptocurrency social media index

People using the Cryptoindex terminal will be able to access data on the top 100 cryptocurrencies, ranked according to volume reliability.

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Facebook likely not done with blockchain buy-outs

Business 8 February 2019

Facebook likely not done with blockchain buy-outs

According to multiple sources, the social media giant is still considering multiple acquisitions.

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Facebook hires Chainspace team to add blockchain talent

Business 5 February 2019

Facebook hires Chainspace team to add blockchain talent

The social media giant has gone and hired the Chainspace team, a group founded by researches out of the University College London.

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Facebook to launch its own cryptocurrency

Tech 21 December 2018

Facebook to launch its own cryptocurrency

Facebook Inc. is reportedly planning to release its own cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, initially for facilitating money transfers.

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Hivr crypto wallet offers a completely new Bitcoin BCH experience

Business 25 October 2018

Hivr crypto wallet offers a completely new Bitcoin BCH experience

The Hivr wallet isn’t just a wallet—it’s a social media platform and it was designed specifically for Bitcoin BCH.

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Decentralizing social media: The choice to pay or be paid, instead of being sold

Editorial 13 July 2018

Decentralizing social media: The choice to pay or be paid, instead of being sold

Social media is evolving, shifting from a parasitic business model where third parties sell data that isn’t even theirs, to one where users have more choices—and more control.

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WeChat third-party blockchain app in hot water over ‘violation of service’

Tech 10 May 2018

WeChat third-party blockchain app in hot water over ‘violation of service’

Chinese social media app WeChat has suspended a blockchain-based program Xiao Xieyi less than a day after its launch.

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Facebook forms blockchain task force: Will they take part in fixing the ‘broken Internet’?

Tech 9 May 2018

Facebook forms blockchain task force: Will they take part in fixing the ‘broken Internet’?

David Marcus is abandoning his post as Facebook Messenger’s VP of messaging products to give way for his new role leading the social network’s exploration of blockchain technology “from scratch.”

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Sir Richard calls out crypto scams using his name

Business 8 May 2018

Sir Richard calls out crypto scams using his name

British billionaire Richard Branson has warned against a number of cryptocurrency scam stories that have been circulating, supposedly backed by him.

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Telegram’s resistance to Russian crackdown takes paper wings

Business 24 April 2018

Telegram’s resistance to Russian crackdown takes paper wings

Russia has ordered the company to be blocked in the country, but Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov and the entire community found ways around the system, and many began protesting the court’s action.

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Social media crypto ban ‘only temporary,’ LinkedIn’s Eric Ly says

Business 23 April 2018

Social media crypto ban ‘only temporary,’ LinkedIn’s Eric Ly says

Facebook and Twitter recently banned ICO ads from their social media platforms, mainly due to fears over backlash if something were to go wrong (such as a $13-million pyramid scam). LinkedIn co-founder Eric Ly, however, believes the ban will be lifted once regulatory issues are better defined.

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