‘Dip,’ ‘Buy’ and ‘Fed’ top trending topics on social media, per survey

Panic sellers, hold your horses because dips are still for buying, according to data from Santiment behavior analysis.

Over the past seven days, the top trending words on cryptocurrency social media are “dip,” “buy” and “Fed.” Plus, the word “sell” fell out of the top 10 trending topics on Thursday despite spiking sharply on Tuesday. 

According to crypto market data aggregator Santiment, social media users from Meta to Telegram to Twitter have formed a choir, and they’re all singing from the same hymn sheet. “Dip” and “buy” are the No. 1 and No. 3 trending words, respectively, while “Fed,” or Federal Reserve, sits at number six.

The behavior analysis from the monitoring platform sheds light on social volumes for words on crypto social media, which can be indicative of overall sentiment. It works in a similar way to the Crypto Fear & Greed Index, which currently shows a score of 18, “extreme fear.”

In contrast to the Index and some trader fears of a $30,000 price per Bitcoin (BTC), social media buy sentiment remains strong. It is still just one-third of the score of 1,875 points that spiked on Dec. 4, 2021, when BTC’s price flash-crashed to $42,000.

The United States Federal Reserve features high up on the list due to discussion surrounding a potential rate increase in 2022. Bitcoin bull Vijay Boyapati is nonplussed. In a tweet on Wednesday, he suggested that BTC will fly when the Fed “loses control of the bursting bubble they’ve inflated for the last decade.”

Related: Cardano became the most developed crypto project on GitHub in 2021 — Santiment

Curiously, there was a spike in “sell” sentiment activity on Tuesday. The clamoring to sell three days ago was just as intense as those chiding investors to buy on Nov. 29, 2021, at 4,828 Santiment points. However, back then the bull run appeared to be in full swing.

Overall, crypto sentiment seems optimistic that the current market action is just a dip. However, the topic “bear” has crept up from the No. 10 position Thursday evening to number eight on Friday.

With BTC prices dipping as low as $41,000, there could be more volatility to come.

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