On January 21th Vincent F. Hendricks, Director for Social Software at ISSP, released his article When Twitter storms cause financial panic. In the article Hendricks reflects upon the effect of a social phenomena that may have caused the US dollar to drop significantly in just a couple of minutes.

 

“In 25 minutes the information had been exposed 256,634 times and by 10.20am the euro had fallen from 1,3340 to 1,3267 against the US dollar, dropping 0.55% in value.” 

The article is written on the basis of Hendricks recently published book Infostorms.

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