Using StockTwits for investor relations and disclosure purposes.
By Dominic Jones on August 16, 2011
OVER the past several weeks, dozens of companies have added a new feature to their normally mundane quarterly financial reporting ritual: they are using social networks to deliver a stream of updates and key facts from their results announcements in so-called “live tweeting” sessions.
By Dominic Jones on July 20, 2011
THIS is potentially good news for the hundreds of international companies with non-exchange listed ADRs that have long had to contend with low levels of visibility and few options for communicating with their US-based investors.
By Dominic Jones on June 8, 2011
EARLY adopters of social media for investor relations have long had to contend with consumer-oriented tools and services that don’t quite meet their stringent compliance and business needs. But that is about change as StockTwits* this morning introduces the world’s first set of social IR services built especially for public companies.
By Dominic Jones on May 25, 2011
WITH the addition of Reuters.com as a distribution partner, StockTwits* now provides its users – including a growing number of public company investor relations departments – direct access to a financial audience of almost 60 million monthly users.
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 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 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 February 16, 2011
WHEN Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) reported its Q4 2011 financial results yesterday it broke new ground for online investor relations communications and set the stage for an era where companies and executives can use social media with as much confidence of compliance as traditional disclosure channels.
By Dominic Jones on January 13, 2011
SAYING that institutional investors are increasingly looking to the open web for information, a Boston-based independent research firm plans to use its blog as its primary publishing and client management platform.
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 7, 2010
INVESTOR relations professionals who have dismissed social media as a fad or irrelevant are in for a rude awakening today as messages from StockTwits, the Twitter equivalent for traders and investors, are now appearing on their Yahoo! Finance ticker pages.
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 19, 2010
STOCKTWITS, the growing investor and trader microblogging service, has introduced a new investor relations service that enables companies to provide verified information and better engage with their online investor audiences.