Not all social signals are created equal and traders are turning to Twitter to get in front of big market-moving trends.

Chief Technology Officer Karo Moilanen told Business Insider that Twitter, via Gnip, is the “main” social sentiment driver right, now, but that one day startups in the industry could take their analytics to Weibo.

Given how volatile China’s markets have been, a little extra analysis into Chinese sentiment could go a long way for hedge funds.

Read the full article on Business Insider here.

Andy Pritchard

Andy Pritchard