By Vanessa Schoenthaler on July 6, 2011
ASSUME you’re the social media manager for a publicly traded company and you’re responsible for monitoring and updating the content on all of your company’s various social networking channels. It’s the morning of June 2, 2011, and yesterday afternoon the company announced that its annual shareholder meeting will take place on August 15, 2011. The [...]
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 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 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 January 17, 2007
THERE’s a lot of talk these days from the big wire services about “social media news releases.” However, almost all of it is meaningless because people are mostly trying to reinvent something that is actually obsolete. Newswires have latched onto social media releases because they’re looking for ways to stay relevant in a world that, [...]