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Lehman Brothers’ bad news feeds

18 Sep

Page views up, share price down.

That’s the effect on the BBC web site, seeing a bump in traffic even as the Lehman Brothers‘ stock dropped to mere pennies, as the financial market woes play out across the US.

Just another example of how on-demand news becomes vital in a crisis.

You could almost here the sound of bad news fleeting –I mean tweeting — by.

There’s the BBC’s BBCBreaking tweet, and ABC News is tweeting that investors are flocking to commodities on Wall Street.

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Posted by on September 18, 2008 in Social Media

 

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