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Santiment, an analytics platform, recently released a report that revealed positive sentiment still prevails on crypto Twitter, after the recent bitcoin price plunge.
Santiment is a platform that analyzes several crypto-related posts on different social media platforms to help investors get an overall feel of the market.
According to their recent report, the last 3 months have obviously seen a change of attitude towards crypto, as the price dropped from $10,300 levels to sub-$4,000. However, their report suggests that the positive belief on the Twitter social media platform has remained
Another notable discovery by Santiment is that people outside of crypto Twitter were less enthusiastic about crypto. It reported negative sentiment still prevails on both Discord and Reddit platforms since the recent historic crash.
However, Santiment mentioned that Bitcoin and other projects can show a clear buy signal in times like this when negative keywords are overtaking positive.
After the eye-widening market crash that occurred on March 12, there was a strong rise in both positive and negative sentiments. While the weak hands were hastily panic selling, some investors saw this as an opportunity and were busily filling their bags.
Notable among those who accumulated more BTC is the Digital Currency Group founder, Barry Silbert, who tweeted that he was buying more BTC since it was exactly why it was created. Silbert was not alone in this massive accumulation. Google searches for the phrase ‘buy Bitcoin’ recently spiked to an 8-month high, surpassing that of gold.