Bitcoin Economy is a micro blog which provides a daily snapshot of the Bitcoin Economy.
The tweet currently is formatted as follows:
1 BTC = $?.?? USD, Size: ?.??M BTC, Last 24h: ?.??M BTC in ?.?K trx, Difficulty: ??.?K, Forum posts/day: ???, Nodes: ?.?K, #bitcoin
Each piece of data and the underlying source is described in the following table:
|1 BTC = $?.?? USD||Previous 24h weighted average BTC/USD obtained from Bitcoin Watch|
|Size: ?.??M||Total currency issued obtained from Total size metric on Bitcoin Watch.|
|Lat 24h: ?.??M BTC in ?.?K trx||Bitcoins sent and Transactions last 24h from Bitcoin Watch.|
|Difficulty||Difficulty rating from Bitcoin Watch.|
|Forum posts/day: ???||New posts per day statistic from "Forum History" data in Bitcoin.org forum's Statistics Center|
|Nodes: ?.?K||Listening nodes (answering to version message) as reported using value for "Last" from Bitcoin Peer to Peer Network Listening Servers from RowIT|
|#bitcoin||Twitter hashtag - for traffic generation.|
2012-03-05 The metric reported for Nodes change from being "active nodes" as determined by BTCStats to the "Listening Nodes" metric from RowIt.
2011-03-08 The metric reported for Nodes changed from being total nodes to only "up" nodes, after address spam made the total an unreliable metric.
2011-02-05 The metric Forum posts/day was changed from being average per-day to New posts per-day (prev 24h period).
- Twitter: @BitcoinEconomy