A crypto portfolio that beat bitcoin? Color us impressed.

With The TIE CopyPortfolio available on eToro, investors can allocate funds based on one of digital currency’s biggest price drivers — tweets.

Ever heard of the Twitter Firehose? It is the full, real-time stream of every tweet sent over the social media platform. In those tweets are a lot of… opinions. And one topic that people love to share their Twitter opinions on is the constantly fluctuating cryptocurrency market.

It may come as a shock to some, but social sentiment, especially on Twitter, can actually be a somewhat oracular indicator of the market. Now, what if there was a way to harness the data from all those daily tweets, to create an algorithm for an investing strategy determined by the “wisdom of the crowd?”

The TIE, a crypto data analytics company, has done just that with TheTIE-LongOnly CopyPortfolio, available exclusively on eToro. As part of eToro’s CopyPortfolio platform, which allows users to allocate their funds into managed portfolios, the TIE’s CopyPortlio uses highly advanced natural language processing tools to determine market sentiment toward crypto on social networks, and then leverages the data for algorithmic trading.

How many tweets are we talking? Try more than 850 million per day, which are individually scanned by the TIE to extract all those useful crypto tidbits. Once sentiment and tweet volume reaches certain algorithm thresholds, the TIE’s quantitative models determine whether or not to allocate it to a long position (i.e., an expected increase in value).

Sounds complicated? That’s because it is. Luckily for eToro users, they can invest their funds using the