twiDAQ, has officially launched in the UK The fantasy stock exchange game, twiDAQ, has officially launched in the UK, the free-to-play game gives Twitter users the chance to own a portfolio of virtual shares in celebrities, sports clubs and brand names. Players are awarded badges within the game for reaching key milestones as they look to become virtual stock millionaires. Share prices on twiDAQ are affected by the volume of trading activity among players, as well as the number of mentions and retweets Twitter accounts receive. Five stock exchanges based virtually in cities around the world operate within localised trading hours, making twiDAQ appealing to the global audience of Twitter users. New players are given 50 twiDAQ dollars to begin their portfolio, alongside a brief tutorial on where to start from a virtual market trader. Players can tweet their trading activity to followers, fostering strong competition with rival traders, as well as on message boards available on individual twiDAQ stock pages. There are currently 450,000 Twitter accounts on the twiDAQ stock exchange with shares to be traded, and hundreds more are added every day.