Social media use for investor relations, including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, StockTwits, Seeking Alpha, YouTube, SlideShare and other content sharing services.
By Dominic Jones on May 11, 2011
AS MORE companies and their executives begin to use Twitter in their investor relations communications, regulatory issues are becoming a pressing concern for IR professionals and in-house counsel.
By Dominic Jones on May 5, 2011
AMID the hype that often surrounds the use of social media in investor relations comes a new survey that provides a valuable dose of reality on the adoption of new media by European investment professionals.
By Dominic Jones on April 19, 2011
Updated: See update at end of post. BIG American banks are hardly innovators in the field of online investor relations communications, but Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is breaking the mold by incorporating social media into its quarterly reporting.
By Dominic Jones on April 18, 2011
INTERNATIONAL hygiene, paper and forest products company Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) has released information showing that one-third of traffic to the company’s web channels now occurs on the social web while overall traffic has jumped 50% since the company started using social media.
By Dominic Jones on April 14, 2011
IT HAS become a tradition of sorts that quarterly earnings season kicks off when aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) reports its results. That’s still the case but it now comes with a twist that shows just how entrenched social media has become in the US corporate reporting scene.
By Dominic Jones on April 7, 2011
A HEDGE fund that plans to use Twitter sentiment to predict the stock market has seen so much demand from investors that it has been forced to delay its launch and change its corporate structure to accommodate more investors, according to one of its founders.
By Annica Strahner on March 31, 2011
COMPLIANCE risk is the most common reason given by investor relations professionals in Scandinavia to explain why they do not use social media, and various discussions and events that have tackled the topic haven’t helped to give them more comfort.
By Dominic Jones on March 29, 2011
STOCKTWITS, the investor-focused microblogging service that is attracting a growing number of investor relations users, has hired an executive from Yahoo! Finance to lead product development as traffic to the service has more than doubled in the past three months.
By Dominic Jones on March 24, 2011
A NEW survey has found a sharp increase in the proportion of US financial professionals who are using social media for business purposes, with news monitoring and sharing ranking as the most popular activity.
By Dominic Jones on March 21, 2011
WHILE many companies are using social media to push out investor relations information, global conferencing firm PGi (NYSE: PGI) is among a rare few that is also using social media in two-way conversations with investors.
By Dominic Jones on March 15, 2011
A VIDEO produced for Corning Incorporated’s (NYSE:GLW) Investor Day last month has become the most-watched corporate video of all time on YouTube with more than 8.8 million views.
By Dominic Jones on March 10, 2011
DEUTSCHE EuroShop AG (DES), a Germany-based mid-cap company that invests in shopping malls across Europe, recently redesigned their corporate website to place a strong emphasis on social media as a way to improve communication with investors and other stakeholders.