Tag: Barack Obama

Could your password crash the market?

As recently reported, a hacked tweet from The Associated Press sparked mass market hysteria as it incorrectly reported that President Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion. This led to a brief sell-off in US markets and a blip in share prices. Social media is fast gaining traction in the business world, with investor […]

Smartphones and Social Media Play Big Role in 2012 Presidential…

The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election is over, and President Barack Obama has been re-elected.  Whether you voted blue or red, one thing has become apparent after the election – your smartphone and social media will have played a big role. Whilst we already looked at how different social media tactics might shape the election result, […]