Twitter Wars Business Wire vs PR Newswire $TWIT #earnings #corpgov #IR #newswire

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PR Newswire and Warren Buffett owned Business Wire have been hotly competitive for decades. Who dominates the twitter power rankings? Power rankings cover 13.1 million active twitter accounts that are worthwhile in some fashion.

  1. Twitter@prnewswire 64K followers. Power Ranking 10,736
  2. Twitter@businesswire 26K followers. Power Ranking 34,154

Each service has many specialty wires so it’s all about a nuanced view if you are an investor relations or public relations pro.

George Gutowski writes from a caveat emptor perspective. Follow him on twitter@financialskepti where he ranks at 1.1 million.

Mobile App Storm Surge #sandy Drives Facebook $FB #twitter

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NYC, NYSE and Nasdaq all prepare for hurricane Sandy. Wall St to stay home and trade electronically. Watch for a surge in users of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and twitter as more investors are forced to use mobile.

So far apps have been sold on efficiency. Will Mark Zuckerberg figure out the plan B dynamic.

George Gutowski writes from a caveat emptor perspective. Follow him on twitter@financialskepti