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Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Aug 12, 2021
FUD refers to fear, uncertainty and doubt. It refers to the movement to influence perception of certain cryptocurrencies or the cryptocurrency market in general by spreading negative, misleading or false information.FUD is not unique to the cryptocurrency markets - it exists in traditional markets as well where unscrupulous players release negative or false news to drive fear and uncertainty in the market in order to profit from it.

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