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I've been working on, for the past 6 months "KoinFollow", a coin popularity/news tracking website.

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39 minutes ago, Movere said:

I've always been interested in how the popularity of cryptocurrencies affects their price, and so, for the past 6 months, I've been working on (and now have released to the public) "KoinFollow", a way to follow your coins through the media. Accurately tracking each coins' mentions in the news and on social media, over time. Right now KoinFollow processes around ~40,000 news and social media posts every day from Reddit, Twitter, and over one hundred popular news websites. These posts are then used to create the current features, here are the current features:

 

  • https://koinfollow.com/news is a live cryptocurrency news feed. You can customize & curate your feed to any cryptocurrency/cryptocurrencies you would like and start receiving the latest news about only that coin/those coins. I've developed a very good algorithm that accurately finds which coins have been mentioned in each post. One that does not get confused between "Bitcoin" and "Bitcoin Cash". The feed automatically updates when news comes out. I use it while day trading to see how people are talking about the coin I am trading and find it very helpful. Currently, we do not include Tweets in the feed, although, we will add an option later that allows you to turn on/off seeing Tweets in your feed—for the brave-ones.

 

  • https://koinfollow.com/newsletter is a smart crypto newsletter that allows you to keep up-to-date on the latest news about your cryptocurrency portfolio (or whichever coins you select that you want to receive news about). You can curate it to the coins you want, and every day you will receive an email with news curated to those coins from the previous day. Unsubscribe at any time, no need to create an account. It is nice if you just want an overall summary of the last day's cryptocurrency news related to a certain coin/coins, and don't want to sit and watch the live news feed all day (or, do both like I do to make sure everything is covered).

 

  • https://koinfollow.com/ is where you can view very accurate "social stats" about any coin you would like. Right now it lists "The Top 100 Coins by Popularity" in the past 24-hours, but, you can search and compare any of the 1,945 coins we currently have listed using the search bar—Later we would like (if there is interest) to add a page listing all 1,945 (and growing) coins together ranked by popularity. You can actually use this page to determine if a coin is being "pumped n' dumped" by seeing an abnormal amount of Twitter tweets, and a spike in popularity out of nowhere (you can also click on the Twitter section under the coin's Coin Profile and see some of the recent Tweet to determine if they are spamming, etc). Clicking on a coin name lets you view it's "Coin Profile - Overview" which shows specific 24-hour mention stats about that coin and lets you see that coin's popularity graphed over time to see how it has grown (right now there are just a few days shown, but that is just because we just started tracking each coins' mentions over time on December 25th, 2018), here is Bitcoin's Coin Profile. In the Coin Profile of a specific coin you can also see that coin's sentiment graphed over time, news mentions graphed over time, Twitter mentions graphed over time, and Reddit mentions graphed over time. This is the main feature and the main "idea" of KoinFollow, which is why it is on the home page.

 

We plan on spicing up these sections and the website itself with more useful features and an even nicer user-experience, that is—If interest grows. As the server costs I am paying alone are very expensive for myself. 

I just wanted to get the word out to see if there is interest. If you have any feedback or if you find KoinFollow useful/interesting, tell me about it, and I'd love to read it. You can also help support KoinFollow by spreading the word and sharing.

Thank you.

 

If interest grows, here are some features we will implement first:

  • A feature for eliminating "pumping & dumping" and price manipulations through the media. As well as eliminating Twitter cryptocurrency scams. Such as this one, which shows the coin "DACC (DACC)" spamming highly-likely malicious Tweets with different bot Twitter accounts. As you can see DACC was never mentioned on Reddit, or in the news. Only on Twitter, as that is the best place to reach thousands of people without being ousted, and be able to post every minute without people catching on that you are spamming (unless, of course, they use KoinFollow,  :rolleyes:). On Dec. 26th, DACC was Tweeted 1,257 times, all Tweets saying the same thing, "DACC Cofounder Generous Christmas #Airdrop 10,000,000 DACC Giveaway, No KYC request DACC Already listed on #Kucoin [...]," only with slight changes (user profile names, and Telegram link variations which help them hide under the radar).
  • Pages that would be implemented:
    • All 1,945+ coins ranked by popularity (instead of just the "Top 100").
    • A page for dedicated tracking of the overall cryptocurrency market sentiment, over time, instead of just the 7-day "Overall Cryptocurrency Market Sentiment" you see on the Coin Popularity page (KoinFollow's home page).
    • A "Cryptocurrency's Most Wanted" page ousting maliciousness in the cryptocurrency market (as I talked about above).
  • And, tracking of cryptocurrency exchanges and prominent cryptocurrency people/teams, as well as user accounts which will allow you to simply "Follow" the coins/people/exchanges you are interested in.

Thanks! Will take a look at it and give you a feedback here!

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57 minutes ago, Movere said:

We plan on spicing up these sections and the website itself with more useful features and an even nicer user-experience, that is—If interest grows. As the server costs I am paying alone are very expensive for myself. 

I just wanted to get the word out to see if there is interest. If you have any feedback or if you find KoinFollow useful/interesting, tell me about it, and I'd love to read it. You can also help support KoinFollow by spreading the word and sharing.

Thank you.

This sounds very ambitious and interesting... you should implement the XRP tipbot :D

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14 minutes ago, GiddyUp said:

This sounds very ambitious and interesting... you should implement the XRP tipbot :D

Thank you. Where do you think the XRP tipbot would fit in / where would you like to see it implemented?

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38 minutes ago, Movere said:

Thank you. Where do you think the XRP tipbot would fit in / where would you like to see it implemented?

It would probably get the most action at the place where we subscribe to the feeds ;)

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38 minutes ago, GiddyUp said:

It would probably get the most action at the place where we subscribe to the feeds ;)

The XRP tipbot is for tipping users in XRP, that is the main feature that you are referring to, right?

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8 minutes ago, DividendGamer said:

Sites like this are around with similar setups.

Just run the risk of creating echo Chambers, where repeated statements and nowadays boots can distort what is actually going on within a community of real users.

Which site is like this?

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37 minutes ago, ManBearPig said:

Put it up on twitter, you will likely get a ton of feedback (and traffic). 

 

Thanks MBP, here is our official Twitter account https://twitter.com/koinfollow.

I need to find people in the Day Trading market, do you know of anyone?

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Cool site. Why are server costs so expensive? Good hosting is usually less than $10 per month for a normal site.

I use Siteground and I'm very happy with it. 

Is there something about the site's code and function that requires a ton of data/server space?

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