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Social media and the stock markets after that one AP tweet

Apr 30, 2013
One tweet sent the stock market downward, but just for a minute. Now the Commodity Futures Trading Commissions is looking at how social media and the markets should interact.
Posted In: Twitter, social media, stock market

Social media is no soap box for the poor: Study

Apr 26, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.
Posted In: pew, intenet, social media, politics, Wealth and Poverty

Tweeting your firing: The rise of announcing your professional demise

Apr 23, 2013
Terminated employees used to go quietly. But Twitter is becoming a popular site for announcing one's own professional demise. Is that a good thing?
Posted In: Twitter, social media, workplace, etiquette

Twitter edges closer to TV with advertising deal

Apr 23, 2013
Twitter and Starcom, sitting in a tree...bringing more advertising to your newsfeed. More on how the deal brings Twitter ever so closer to television.
Posted In: Twitter, television, starcom, advertising, social media

SEC hits 'like' on corporations releasing info on social media

Apr 3, 2013
Reed Hastings landed in hot water for sharing info about Netflix on his personal Facebook page. Now, the SEC says, companies can share, tweet and Facebook, as long as investors know where to look.
Posted In: social media, SEC

The SEC gives social media a thumbs up

Apr 3, 2013
In a move that could change the way companies communicate with their investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that company executives can use sites like Twitter and Facebook to release market moving news.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, social media, netflix

YouTube hits a billion

Mar 21, 2013
YouTube announced that it’s reached a billion viewers per month, putting in the same league as its parent company Google and Facebook.
Posted In: YouTube, social media, Tech

Foursquare turns four: CEO Dennis Crowley on what's next

Mar 21, 2013
CEO of Foursquare, an app which lets users check in to physical locations and tell their social media friends about it, reflects on where the company has been and where it's headed.
Posted In: foursquare, Dennis Crowley, social media

2 secrets to Buzzfeed's success according to CEO Jonah Peretti

Mar 14, 2013
Founder and CEO of Buzzfeed, Jonah Peretti, shares his take on finding the right balance of silliness and seriousness on the social web.
Posted In: media, news media, social media

Twitter and public opinion: Can't see the forest for the tweets

Mar 6, 2013
According to new research from the Pew Research Center, Twitter is a bad way to predict public opinion.
Posted In: Twitter, social media, pew, public opinion

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