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Friday, May 23, 2014

Random Twitter Experiment Promises Hidden Cash to Whoever Can Find it in San Francisco

Posted By on Fri, May 23, 2014 at 12:42 PM

@HIDDENCASH
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Just as you were about to call mom and dad to help with next month's rent again, this gold mine came along.

There's supposedly a new social experiment happening on Twitter where an anonymous person hides $100 bills around San Francisco and tweets photos with some hints about where you might find the coveted cash.

Once the money is found, the lucky person is supposed to tweet to @HiddenCash with a photo of the money and share it.

Here's an example:

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The Bold Italic reports this morning that the very generous benefactor is simply trying to give those you who can't afford pretty much anything in San Francisco a little boost:

I've made millions of dollars the last few years, more than I ever imagined, and yet many friends of mine, and people who work for me, cannot afford to buy a modest home in the Bay Area," they wrote. "This has caused me quite a bit of reflection. I am determined to give away some of the money I make, and in addition to charity, to do it in fun, creative ways like this.

Nice. We look forward to seeing where this money trail leads San Francisco.


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Erin Sherbert

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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