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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:48 AM CDT

The recent outbreak of earthquakes in Oklahoma has sent ripple effects westward, causing California to break from the U.S. mainland. Stay tuned.

That, my friends is a 140-character message that is obviously false. Yet sent by a large enough account on the social media site Twitter, it could cause a market upheaval in the blink of an eye. You don't believe me? Look back to what happened this past Tuesday (April 23, 2013) when a large media organization's Twitter account was hacked, collapsing the U.S. stock market in less than a minute, only to see an equally strong and fast ...

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