Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Should stock analysts use Twitter?

If you're an analyst, should you consider using Twitter for research?

Check out "Should Analysts Use Twitter?" by Jeremiah Owyang, a senior analyst at Forrester Research, for three key questions that'll help you decide. Basically, it depends on what industry you cover and whether the people in your industry are Twittering. To see if people are Twittering on your topic, search key words at http://search.twitter.com/.

You may also enjoy Owyang's post on "How crowdsourcing helps some--but not all research activities."


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