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AP Reporter Accused of Libel by Tweet

Did an Associated Press reporter commit a foul against an NBA referee earlier this year by defaming him on Twitter during a league game? On March 14, 2011, National Basketball Association official Bill Spooner filed a federal defamation case against Associated Press sports beat reporter Jon Krawczynski...

Jonathan Marks Tweets and Why You Should Be On Twitter

Yesterday my Fraud Examiner colleague Tracy Coenen posted a blog entitled, " Why I'm quitting Twitter (and you should too ) ". My blog today will set forth the reasons why the compliance practitioner should refrain from quitting Twitter, actively participate and why the greater compliance...

Corruption and Twitter

"If someone is being hit for a bribe, isn't the easiest thing just to put it on Twitter? It goes round the world in next to no time." Richard Alderman, head of the U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office, is apparently serious about Twitter . After self-congratulating themselves for organizing...

AP Hack Demonstrates the Power of 140 Characters #Twitter

by Donna Ray Berkelhammer Many small and medium business owners are overwhelmed by the social media choices available to them, and unsure of which might best fit their target clients and markets. Twitter , being a relative new kid on the block, can be especially mystifying. What is Twitter and...

Go Twitter IPO!

Social media giant Twitter starts trading following its IPO today. One hopes the lessons of the Facebook IPO debacle are learned. In fact Facebook is now trading $14 above its IPO price, after a very disappointing start. Plus Twitter is choosing a day following a record high on the Dow Industrials index...