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Public relations managers: Many organizations need public relations help with projects but can’t afford to keep someone on staff. The rise of social media has made it even easier to make a splash with online public relations from a home office or booth in a coffee shop.
Public relations managers: Many organizations need public relations help with projects but can’t afford to keep someone on staff. The rise of social media has made it even easier to make a splash with online public relations from a home office or booth in a coffee shop.
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OSC hesitant to adopt social media for corporate disclosure

Canada’s largest securities regulator is reluctant to follow its U.S. counterpart in allowing social media as a means for disseminating corporate news.

On Tuesday the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that companies listed on American exchanges are now legally allowed to release news through social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.