“Social media” refers to the portion of the internet generated by and for the masses: typically blogs, wikis and message boards.

The strength of social media: anybody can contribute.

The weakness of social media: anybody can contribute. There’s no mechanism to separate the wheat from the chaff.

Stock manipulators take advantage of this by using social media as a tool of disinformation. The posts you’ll read in this section seek to expose these miscreants’ attempts to mislead investors, regulators, and members of the traditional media.

The Hijacking of Social Media

Yet another naked shorting disinformation campaign laid bare

Former business journalist Gary Weiss, who seeks to cover-up the threat and impact of market manipulation via illegal naked short selling, has made Wikipedia...
Judd Bagley
7 min read

Sam Antar: PS And is that Mr. Goniff?

My dear Sam, Of course, you are always welcome to participate. Regarding my introduction to your questions… How do you like to be introduced?...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

“Do I Live in a Synthetic Reality?” Do-It-Yourself Home…

“The Matrix is the world that has been pulled over your eyes, to blind you from the truth.” – Morpheus to Neo, The Matrix...
Patrick Byrne
38 min read

Lecture on abuse of social media by stock manipulators

I recently lectured business students at the University of Texas, on the topic of abuse of social media by stock manipulators. I’ve merged the...
Judd Bagley
23 sec read

Message from DeepCapture.com

At the time much of the content on DeepCapture.com was written, the Great Financial Crisis of 2008 was either on the verge of happening or had just occurred. In those days, emotions among this publication’s contributors were raw and, in an effort to get their warnings noticed and appropriate blame placed, occasionally hyperbolic language and shocking imagery were employed. Were we to write these entries today, a different tone would most certainly prevail.

Yet, being a record of a pivotal time in our global economic history, we’ve decided to leave the rawness unedited, with the proviso that readers take the context of the creation of certain posts into account, and that those easily offended re-consider the decision to read them.