Using Facebook for investor relations and disclosure purposes.
By Ezra Marbach on May 11, 2010
IT’S NOW mid-2010. And still, investor relations (IR) professionals are largely avoiding use of social media. Yet, the topic of social media has not only dominated IR discussion for what seems like an eternity but it’s also widely considered — especially among IR pros — an essential online tool for investor communications. Is there a [...]
By Dominic Jones on April 29, 2010
IF YOU’RE looking for a good example of how corporate social media campaigns are rapidly overtaking traditional investor relations communications in both reach and effectiveness, look no further than Hewlett-Packard Company’s (NYSE:HPQ) announcement that it is acquiring Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ:PALM) for $1.2 Billion.
By Dominic Jones on April 22, 2010
IN A development that demonstrates the potential for the social web to bring companies and their shareholders closer, Canadian-based copper producer TVI Pacific Inc. (TSE:TVI) has recognized the discussion board on the company’s Facebook page as its “official Corporate Discussion Forum.”
By Dominic Jones on April 20, 2010
INVESTOR RELATIONS professionals at hundreds of companies are exposing their firms to potential compliance risks because they have failed to play an active role in monitoring, managing and engaging in their companies’ activities on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
By Pam Agnew on March 22, 2010
A SURVEY has found that financial websites and blogs are the top influences on U.S. individual investors, while those under age 40 are more heavily influenced by family, friends and work colleagues than are older investors.
By Dominic Jones on February 10, 2010
When Canadian mining junior TVI Pacific launched its new corporate website a few months ago, much was made of how the new website was leveraging social media channels to spread the company’s message.
By Dominic Jones on September 22, 2009
FACEBOOK, by virtue of its 300 million strong user base and built-in viral marketing features, is an appealing target for investor relations officers who want to market their companies to a wider audience. A growing number of companies have started to use Facebook Pages for IR and PR in recent months. Most pages are corporate [...]