Had the great fortune of working with Jeff Zilka and Rich Myers from Edelman's Financial Communications and Investor Relations team on this analysis of the SEC's recent decision about social media and material disclosure.
From the article:
On April 2, 2013 (a date perhaps chosen to avoid a misunderstanding), the SEC issued clarification about social media’s role in disclosure. This was in response to a controversial Facebook post by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who posted the achievement of a business milestone on Facebook. This sparked renewed debate about the topic of what constitutes “disclosure” on the social Web.
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