This new app wants to help you pick stocks based on Twitter data
When Donald Trump tweets, the stock moves.
Twitter’s influence on the stock market isn’t breaking news (traders used Twitter data to predict Brexit, the 2016 election and other societal moves), but a new app is trying to put that knowledge into the hands of more people — not just bankers and professional stocker traders.
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LikeFolio, released this week, uses Twitter data and mobile notifications to keep people on top of how the market could be moving.
For example, a user can choose to sign-up for a section of the app called “Sharks,”