How Activist Investors Use Social Media To Influence Companies

Monday, May 23, 2011 18:51
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How Activist Investors Use Social Media To Influence Companies

Tags: asset management | Social Media | stocks

Small investors have taken to Facebook and Twitter to build support for proxy proposals and sites such as Seeking Alpha, StockTwits and Wikinvest have emerged as venues for investors to discuss companies’ valuation potential and social responsibility efforts.

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Among the most interesting developments is MoxyVote, reports Mashable, a social network of corporate shareholders and advocates that aggregates investor proposals, expedites proxy voting, and helps investors support “good causes” in the areas of labor, the environment, animal welfare, and corporate governance, to name a few.

 

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