Tag: twitter

  • Bitcoin

    Square Embraced Bitcoin After Twitter CEO Jack Attended a Hackathon

    Jack Dorsey has some very interesting opinions when it comes to Bitcoin. He thinks it will become the world’s single currency in ten years from now. However, his companies have always been adverse to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. That recently came to change when Square integrated Bitcoin support....

    JP Buntinx | May 17, 2018 | 8:27 am
  • Bitcoin

    $19 Billion Square’s Market Cap Surges 15% Due to its Bitcoin Venture

    Companies venturing into Bitcoin trading are taking a big risk. This largely unregulated market remains subject to a lot of volatility. For Square, their decision to offer Bitcoin trading has paid off in spades. Nomura Instinet analysts claim Square will bee see a “healthy” boost to Q1 earnings...

    JP Buntinx | April 19, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • twitter

    Twitter Sparks Conspiracy Theories After Suspending @Bitcoin Account

    Conspiracy theories are spreading throughout the cryptocurrency community after Twitter suspended the @Bitcoin Twitter account over the weekend. @Bitcoin Twitter Account Gets Suspended, Sparks Conspiracy Theories Over the weekend of April 7-8, the @Bitcoin Twitter account, which is run by an anonymous user, was briefly taken over by two...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm
  • ban ad

    Online Ad Ban: May Help Weed out Bad Actors, But Is a Blanket Ban Necessary?

    Over the past few months it’s becoming increasingly difficult for crypto startups to advertise their products and services on the internet. This began in January when Facebook announced it was banning ads that are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive practices,” including initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Soon, other platforms...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 4, 2018 | 11:45 pm
  • Twitter

    Crypto Pundit McAfee’s $100k Tweets are Big Business

    The volatility of crypto markets is often exacerbated by social media and the nature of unregulated publishing on a grand scale. When cryptocurrencies started to explode in 2017 pumps and dumps were commonplace, occasionally initiated by a shill on a social platform. Altcoin markets have calmed down a...

    Martin Young | April 3, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Industry

    Mailchimp Bans Cryptocurrency Ads Following Twitter and Facebook

    Mailchimp just became the newest in a growing list of social media platforms to ban cryptocurrency related advertising, citing excessive fraud related to the industry. Mailchimp Says Discussion is Acceptable The email-based advertising platform that features an adorable monkey in a cap has said no to cryptocurrencies across the...

    John McMahon | March 30, 2018 | 4:50 am
  • ICO

    Massachusetts Regulators Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five Firms Offering ICOs

    The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Securities Division has stopped five firms — Mattervest, Pink Ribbon, Across Platforms, Sparkco, and 18moons — from conducting initial coin offerings (ICOs) for cryptocurrencies. William Galvin, the state’s top securities regulator, has ordered the firms to stop the sale of the “unregistered...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 28, 2018 | 10:07 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Twitter Joins Facebook and Google in Banning Crypto Advertising

    The global social media platform Twitter has announced today that it will no longer allow advertising for certain cryptocurrency products and services. The news follows similar moves from other internet giants Google and Facebook. The hope is that such bans will help to protect vulnerable investors from deceptive...

    Rick D. | March 26, 2018 | 8:07 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Binance CEO Reassures Crypto Traders, No Conflict With Japanese Regulators

    Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment to what he called “irresponsible journalism” and to reassure Binance customers that there is no conflict between the regulations of the Japanese Financial Services Agency and his company. Changpeng Zhao Responds on Twitter to “Irresponsible Journalism”...

    John McMahon | March 23, 2018 | 6:41 am

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