I suspect this is a learning acquisition for Apple. They’ve always flopped when it comes to doing social things in their software. Topsy might be able to show them how to do it right with the big platforms that already exist.
Speaking of Bitcoins. Look at all that movement of the currency in China. Speculatively this may be a result of tight control around getting money out of China.
The value of Bitcoins is pretty fascinating. What’s more fascinating to me is how it sheds light on the concept of “money” being flawed. It’s only valuable because we’ve all agreed it’s valuable.