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Financial services firms should keep tabs on their social networking, other internet communications and iPhone apps to make sure that they stay up to date and compliant, according to regulator the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Firms must apply all the strict advertising rules their formal communications are subject to, …

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About time too

I report these to the social networks concerned as fast as I spot them, but their bottom line is advertising revenue and generally being run off-shore they really don't give a flying one.

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does that mean that web2.0 advertisement will stop?

the article is referring to Twitter and Facebook, but what about positive feedback left by the sales people (or hired advertisement company) on the product page or 3rd part webstore? Will those be effected as well?

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Palo Alto Networks Whitepaper “To Block or Not. Is that the question?”

Social media apps can be utilized to further innovation and productivity.

Palo Alto Networks has come up with three new whitepapers that allow businesses - & more specifically, IT departments to safely enable the use of Enterprise 2.0 apps like Twitter, Facebook and SharePoint.

Check it out:

http://bit.ly/94MFMBSharePoint

http://bit.ly/9twcQMTwitter

http://bit.ly/bsrh9CFacebook

Let me know what you think... kelly@briefworld.com

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WTF?

How do you even write the disclaimer itself in a tweet? I've never seen a disclaimer of less than 140 characters.

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