The SEC allows major announcement listed companies use Twitter or Facebook

Beijing time on April 3, the morning news The securities and exchange commission (SEC) has made it clear that allows listed companies use social media such as Twitter and Facebook to announce important news, the premise is company to inform them in advance which one will use social media to announcement.

the securities and exchange commission enforcement division, executive director of the George Canellos said, “most of the social media is an excellent means of communication with investors, premise is that investors do not restrict access, and told investors in advance which will be released in the latest information.”

the securities and exchange commission to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on their Facebook page a message posted, Hastings announced in Facebook, Netflix online page views per month for the first time reached 1 billion hours.

the securities and exchange commission no cognizance Hastings or Netflix’s behavior is wrong, and no action.