Here’s an interesting piece on the danger of believing everything you see on Twitter.
The Social Graf: Twitter Rumor Causes Oil Price to Rise
The author does a nice job of explaining how traders got caught with their pants down because no one bothered to verify the source of the original rumor.
Shipping giant FedEx Corp. is going small. Starting next week the Memphis-based company will
hold a series of Tweet Chats on small business issues.
On three consecutive Thursdays, the Boost Your Small Business Tweet Chat series will feature small business experts discussing topics such as: how to recession proof your business, making advertising pay off and branding on a shoestring budget.
The first Tweet Chat is Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. (Eastern time). Melinda Emerson, author of “Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works., will provide advice on how to recession proof your small business.
To attend the chat on Twitter follow the #fedexsmallbiz hastag.
Facebook and Twitter have millions of users worldwide, but a lot of corporate executives are worried the social media invasion could be bad for business, according to a survey released today.
Fifty-one percent of the chief financial officers who responded to the Accountemps survey said their greatest concern is that employees are wasting time at work. And 18 percent are worried employees are behaving unprofessionally.