The news regarding social media, particularly in financial services, continues to surround each of us. In recent weeks, there have been updates on the regulatory front, companies launching enterprise social media programs, tips and best practices shared to navigate the world of social media, and more. It can be time consuming to work your way through these articles to find helpful information to apply at your firm. Here are a few articles that you will hopefully find to provide insights and useful updates:
Tom Groenfeldt, Forbes
Financial firms are striding into social media with their peripheral vision scanning for warnings from regulators of compliance problems.
Ellen Uzelac, Research Magazine
Social networking cannot be ignored, and there’s a right way to do it.
Tom Steinert-Threlkeld, Securities Technology Monitor and Financial Planning
Social networking? Everyone’s doing it. Particularly your next generation of fund customers. You will want to reach them, as they walk and talk through the Internet.
Bradon Gutman, Forbes
In this Brand Innovator Spotlight, Ken Hittel, VP Corporate Internet at New York Life explains how the insurance company is growing a positive brand presence online by allowing consumers to speak freely.
Mike Byrnes, Financial Advisor
Firms that prohibit use of social media are fighting a losing battle, and should instead focus on how to use it compliantly, said attendees at a social media conference in Boston.