Here’s Why Twitter Shares Surged at Thursday’s Opening Bell

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and other US stock market indices opened to moderate losses on Thursday. However, shares of social media giant Twitter posted strong gains during pre-market trading on Thursday in response to strong analyst forecasts and consolidated them after the opening bell. Bank of America Gives Twitter Stock Double Upgrade to ‘Buy’

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Why Square Shares Surged 15% in 2 Days, Outperforming the Dow

In the past 48 hours, the stock price of Square, a mobile payment company operated by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, surged by more than 15 percent, after recording a 10 percent gain on January 7. The short-term recovery of technology stocks, with giants in the likes of Microsoft, Amazon, and Alphabet recording gains in the

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Coinbase De-Platforms Gab While Square Allows Bitcoin Withdrawals

Gab, an anti-censorship social media platform, has reportedly been de-platformed by Coinbase, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin wallets and exchanges. On January 5, the Gab team said the accounts of both Gab and Andrew Torba, the CEO of Gab, were closed by Coinbase. As predicted: the on ramps and off ramps (exchanges) are going

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Echo Chamber: Craig Wright Takes Twitter Account Private to Avoid Dissidents

Self-declared Bitcoin creator Craig Wright no longer wants to hear from non-followers how much he annoys them or how much they disagree with him. This became apparent after the Australian who resides in England changed the privacy settings of his Twitter account to protected status. Consequently, this not only disabled the retweeting feature but the move

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How Did Twitter CEO’s Square Overtake Coinbase as #1 Bitcoin Buying App?

Square, a payment platform for merchants and individual users operated by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, has surpassed Coinbase to become the most widely used iOS app to buy Bitcoin (BTC). The platform, called Cash App on Apple’s iOS store, also overtook YouTube to become the number one top free mobile application on the iOS store,

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Twitter: Bitcoin Scams Came from Third-Party Marketing App

Last week’s bitcoin “giveaway” scams on Twitter, which saw one of Google’s social media accounts compromised, was the result of a hacked third-party provider and not the social media platform’s system, Twitter has claimed. In an email correspondence with Hard Fork, the tech company firmly established that a loophole in an unnamed third-party app was exploited

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Another One Bites the Dust: Google Account Hacked in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter. For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the online search giant’s suite of productivity apps and tools, G Suite, was hacked and used to promote a fraudulent bitcoin giveaway. Initially reported by Hard Fork, the

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Fake Elon Musk Crypto Giveaway Scam Gets 0.4 BTC as Twitter Fails to Vet Advert

On November 6, a paid advertisement emerged on Twitter, showing a verified account Tweeting out a fake crypto giveaway scam. A verified account with Twitter handle “@patheuk,” the official account of a UK-based film studio Pathé UK, began to Tweet out fake Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin (BTC) giveaway scams, claiming to be Tesla and SpaceX

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Twitter Locked Elon Musk’s Account after ‘Buy Bitcoin’ Tweet

Twitter took the unusual step of locking Elon Musk’s account yesterday after the billionaire Space X and Tesla founder posted a lighthearted tweet asking a follower if they would like to buy bitcoin. Revealing this in  a tweet posted earlier today, Musk said: Twitter thought I got hacked & locked my account haha — Elon

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jokes About Bitcoin on Twitter With 23 Million Followers

In a lighthearted tweet, Elon Musk referenced Bitcoin in a tweet yesterday in response to a Twitter user. He also tagged his girlfriend Grimes in the tweet, who is a successful Canadian singer and songwriter. Twitter momentarily locked the Tesla founder’s account, as well, believing that his account may have been compromised. Wanna buy some

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