Coronavirus COVID-19 has spread around the world with cases reported in almost every country—but its wildfire advance has been outpaced only by its contagion on social media.
Coronavirus information, a toxic blend of truths and lies, is running rampant on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram shared through memes, doctored screenshots and dodgy links.
Meanwhile, many bitcoin and crypto exchanges have reported a surge in users and trading volumes.
"Despite the market downturn, Binance.US is seeing unprecedented trading volumes, with especially active trading in bitcoin," said Catherine Coley, chief executive of Binance.US, part of the world's biggest bitcoin and crypto exchange, Binance.
"Bitcoin’s recent jump while the rest of the market tumbles proves that unlike traditional companies, bitcoin can and will survive without bailouts."
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