Elon Musk tweets and Twitter bot spam influences altcoin prices: Study

Crypto-spouting Twitter bots could be playing a much larger role in artificially inflating the price of altcoins than previously understood, a new study has suggested. Using a sample of various FTX-listed cryptocurrencies in a study published Aug. 2, the Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) said it analyzed over 3 million tweets posted between Jan. 1, 2019, to … Read more

Mastercard Report: 51% of Survey Respondents Have Completed a Cryptocurrency Transaction in Latam – Bitcoin News

A new report issued by Mastercard, the payment processing giant, has found that most consumers in Latam have knowledge of what cryptocurrency is. The report states that more than half of the consumers in Latam have at least made a transaction involving cryptocurrency. Also, a third of the surveyed declared having used a stablecoin to … Read more

Report: 75% Have Heard About Crypto in Spain, According to the CNMV – Bitcoin News

The results of a new report commissioned by the CNMV, the securities watchdog in Spain, have found that three out of four citizens have heard about cryptocurrencies. However, the report, which included opinions from 1,500 participants, also found that this knowledge is still minimal, and that less than 10% have actually purchased cryptocurrency as a … Read more

Study: Today’s Metaverse Still Not Suited for Remote Work – Metaverse Bitcoin News

A study released earlier this month has found that working in the metaverse with the tools available today might decrease the productivity of employees, and also increase their frustration and anxiety related to remote work. 11% of the participants in the study felt so much discomfort that they could not complete even a day in … Read more

Crypto-Related Lawsuits Rising in Russia, Criminal Cases Increase by 40% – Bitcoin News

Courts in Russia are hearing a growing number of cases around crypto assets, a new study has shown. About two-thirds of them have been launched under provisions of the country’s Criminal Code but civil cases represent a large share as well. Criminal Cases Involving Cryptocurrency in Russia Near 1,000 in 2021 Lawsuits related to cryptocurrency, … Read more

ECB Survey Finds 10% of Eurozone Households Own Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

One in every 10 households in six eurozone countries has acquired cryptocurrencies, the European Central Bank (ECB) has found with a new survey. While the richest are most likely to own crypto assets, poor families are not far behind, the poll indicates. Dutch Households Lead in Terms of Crypto Ownership, ECB Survey Shows Every tenth … Read more

Finder’s Fintech Specialists Predict XRP Jumping to $2.55 by December 2022 – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

On May 4, the product comparison platform finder․com published a ripple price prediction report that polls 36 fintech specialists. According to findings stemming from the participating panelists, ripple could jump to $2.55 per unit by December 2022. However, the prediction relies on Ripple Labs winning or settling its lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange … Read more

Fintech Study Estimates 4.4 Billion Global Users Will Adopt Mobile Wallets by 2024 – Fintech Bitcoin News

According to a recently published study by Merchant Machine, mobile wallets are predicted to have 4.4 billion users by 2024. Merchant Machine’s findings show the global pandemic propelled the popularity of digital wallets and researchers expect the numbers to grow from 44.50% of the population in 2020 to 51.70% by 2024. Half the World’s Population … Read more