Social Media Security & Compliance in Financial Services ~ HootSuite University Lecture Series

The financial industry is rapidly changing. As the global economy shifts, so too do policies and strategies for financial professionals. Social media is being recognized as a valuable tool by many, but industry regulations present challenges for professionals who want to leverage social media within their organization. HootSuite University is pleased to host Social Media Security & Compliance in Financial Services with Amy McIlwain, Founder and President of Financial Social Media. Make friends…

By Allie Russell | 3 years ago | Strategy | No Comments

Business Executives’ Top 3 Social Media Concerns

…of social media doesn’t translate to business use. Learning as you go is a risky proposition. One poorly worded tweet can result in a social media disaster that has a devastating impact on business and brand reputation. Companies need to find a way to arm their employees with the proper social media skills. 3. Compliance Recognized as the third most broadly shared concern, regulatory compliance as it relates to social media is a challenge for…

By Hootsuite | 1 year ago | | No Comments

Prevent Social Media Catastrophes ~ Secure your Online Profiles

…but by Kenneth himself. In hindsight, everyone (including the CEO) with access to your company’s secure social profiles should undergo an accreditation process to ensure that he or she understands the potential for risks and how to avoid them. Likewise, ongoing social education programs must be in place to keep both employees and executives aware of all relevant legal compliance issues. Earlier this year, the CFO of clothing retailer Francesca’s carelessly hinted at undisclosed earnings…

By Matt Foulger | 3 years ago | Strategy | 3 Comments