Using Facebook for investor relations and disclosure purposes.
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 8, 2011
Q4 WEB SYSTEMS, a provider of website software for investor relations departments, has been quietly rolling out a new breed of corporate website that features direct integration with a variety of third-party online services to push out information to investors and other stakeholders.
By Dominic Jones on March 7, 2011
MINING and exploration companies are increasingly turning to Facebook to communicate with investors and other stakeholders around the world as the popular social network’s easy publishing tools, vast audience and low costs offer a compelling alternative to other channels.
By Dominic Jones on February 8, 2011
RE-TWEETS on Twitter and “Likes” on Facebook may be endorsements of third-party content under securities laws, according to draft guidance published by the self-regulatory Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).
By Dominic Jones on February 2, 2011
“A LINK to the call will be provided on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin,” and with that Michael R. Kourey, Chief Financial Officer of Polycom Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM) begins reading the obligatory caution about forward-looking statements on his company’s Q4 2010 earnings call.
By Dominic Jones on January 28, 2011
TWITTER is the most popular social media service among FTSE 100 companies while Facebook and corporate blogs are least popular, a survey by UK-based corporate web development firm The Group has found.
By Dominic Jones on January 26, 2011
NOW that US shareholders have a formal way to express their opinions on companies’ executive compensation practices, forward-thinking governance and investor relations professionals might want to think about using the web to tell their companies’ compensation stories.
By Guest Contributor on December 22, 2010
Patrick Kiss, Head of Investor & Public Relations at Deutsche EuroShop AG, sees a lack of progress in the use of social media for investor relations. He wonders if the time has come for IROs to take the next step and move beyond monitoring to active engagement — or potentially even withdraw to the sidelines.
By Dominic Jones on December 20, 2010
WHILE other countries’ banks have been snapping like twigs under the stresses of the financial crisis, Canada’s conservative financial institutions have been as steadfast as giant Douglas-firs in an old-growth forest.
By Dominic Jones on December 16, 2010
ALTHOUGH company executives have repeatedly tried to dampen speculation about an impending IPO, Facebook looks increasingly ready to go public in the coming year – an event that could be a big boost to shattered public interest and confidence in the US stock market.
By Dominic Jones on August 23, 2010
WHEN Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) reported its third-quarter earnings last week it did so using a wide range of new and traditional media in a reporting event that shows how complex online corporate reporting has become with the advent of social media.
By Dominic Jones on August 13, 2010
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By Dominic Jones on July 29, 2010
COMPANIES that are early adopters of social media for corporate communications are increasingly using channels like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to deliver investor-related information, a new study has found.