Why Companies Must Prepare for the Weaponization of Social Media and Its Impact on Stock Prices
This is actually a much bigger than anyone has picked up. If a billionaire can do it with barely getting a slap on the wrist because he thinks it is funny, why not do it to make money or improve negotiations to get help circumventing sanctions or to develop your own chip industry based on American IP?
Your suggestion is in line with- "Members of European parliament have argued that Europe needs to strengthen its defense against Russian propaganda citing alleged Russian meddling in French, German and Spanish elections as well as Brexit. In March 2015, The East Stratcom Task Force was created with the backing of the European Union in order to counter Russian efforts to spread misinformation and fake news." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propaganda_in_Russia#
Hey Ryan, I commented on your food preparation shorts on YouTube. I hope you try out my recommendations. Usually, I charge a $300 consultant fee for that type of enlightenment. Lol. Just trying to help you live your best bachelor(well not if the date goes well, dress in the Cuban attire) foodie life my friend. Much love homie!
Great point on short sellers. We saw with GameStop that some posts on Reddit can result in massive stock price fluctuations.
One guy got wind of a fund shorting GameStop and rallied the Internet to make them pay. While not disinformation, it showed the power of social media.