Social media has been in the crosshairs as of late. At the forefront are issues such as ‘bots’ attempting to influence the 2016 Presidential Election, privacy concerns about personal information, and the general validity of anything you read (i.e., fake news). However, on occasion you see something transpire through social media that displays the worth it can have.
My guilty pleasure is twitter, specifically fintwit. It’s an acronym for influential finance twitter accounts. For example, on April 17 Meb Faber tweeted the following: