While eggs must always first give way to chickens, in the case of Twitter discussion volume and bitcoin price rising things aren’t exactly clear. Did the decentralized currency’s massive value increase drive Tweets? Or, did the Twitterverse push ever-upward the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin?
Twitter + Bitcoin = $
Not known to tweet, having just joined the platform this year, Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs rocked markets by simply suggesting he was leaving open the idea of bitcoin (he later shut the door rather firmly).
Just this week, a Twitterer organized a giant troll campaign to buy mainstream advertising as a way to press bitcoin’s case to a wider professional financial world…