Analysis of the abuse of social media — blogs, Wikipedia, message boards, etc — for the purpose of enabling illegal stock market manipulation.

AntiSocialMedia with Judd Bagley

Sam Antar and Gary Weiss pile absurdity upon absurdity

As any engineer will attest, the key to an enduring structure is a solid foundation. Builders who choose not to worry about foundation issues...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Paid bashers: cracking the code

AntiSocialMedia.net has learned that Third Point has, on multiple occasions, engaged Michelle McDonough to generate support for SEC investigations and/or class action lawsuits brought...
Judd Bagley
1 min read

Yolanda Holtzee’s House of Mirrors

Before reading what follows, it’s important to know that Yahoo! message board aliases ymh_ymh_ymh, ursa_of_245_park_avenue, ursa_383_madison_avenue, and ursa_minor_245 all belong to Yolanda Holtzee. You...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

Floyd Schneider: a paid stock message board basher unmasked

Because Gary Weiss was found to be behind the first real example of multi-ID message board bashing to be publicly proved, and because it...
Judd Bagley
1 min read

Gary Weiss, Amazon.com sockpuppet

UPDATE: as explained here, shortly after the following post was published, all of the reviews of each of the five “reviewers” examined were deleted...
Judd Bagley
19 min read

Darl J Dumont: dedicated stock message board troll

I would like to address the one interesting and worthwhile point made by the toy army deployed to attack this effort and those people...
Judd Bagley
2 min read