Why You Need to Think Twice About Using Facebook, Twitter and Social Media

Chris Versace

Chris Versace is a financial columnist and equity analyst with more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry.

Welcome to PowerTalk. I’m your host, Chris Versace. These are my one-on-one conversations with the movers and shakers in the business world that take you behind the scenes and in the know.

Be sure to check out ChrisVersace.com for more on my newsletter PowerTrend Profits, as well as past episodes of PowerTalk. Also check out FabianWealth.com for more on my Thematic Growth Portfolio.

One of the major shifts in how we communicate, network and stay in touch in one form or another has been social media. The list includes LinkedIn, Facebook, SnapChat, WhatsApp, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, Mention, addvocate, Sway, Grabber and many more. Believe me, each of them wants you to spend more and more of your time with them.

As we communicate and share more through these networks, there are pitfalls that you and companies need to be wary of. It’s not just fraud and impersonation, but phishing, malware and viruses as well.

Joining us on PowerTalk to discuss this is James C. Foster, the CEO of ZeroFOX. I can tell you that I was re-thinking my use of social media after talking to Foster — wait until you hear what he and his team have shared with their clients. Once you do, you’ll quickly understand why ZeroFOX is growing and growing quickly.

NOTE: Fabian Wealth Strategies is a Securities and Exchange Commission-registered investment adviser, and is not affiliated with Eagle Financial Publications.

Access prior PowerTalk interviews here:

How Cable Competition Will Impact Consumers with Author Susan Crawford

Exclusive  2020: A Turning Point in America?

How the Continuing Water Crisis will Affect You with Debra Coy

Where Job Creation and Obama’s Policies Disconnect with Liz Peek

How State Regulation Limits Your Freedom for Guilty Pleasures with Michelle Minton, Competitive Enterprise Institute Fellow

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Multi-Media Advertising with Jeff Zwelling of Convertro

Like This Article?
Now Get Mark's FREE Special Report:
3 Dividend Plays with Sky-High Returns

This newly-released report by a top-20 living economist details three investments that are your best bets for income and appreciation for the rest of the year and beyond.

Get Access to the Report, 100% FREE


img
previous article

It was a solid week for U.S. stock markets with the Dow Jones up 0.67%, S&P 500 rising 1.21% and the NASDAQ jumping 1.36%. The MCSI Emerging Markets Index corrected 1.37%. The biggest gainers in your Bull Market Alert portfolio included the ProShares Ultra Real Estate ETF (URE) and EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) -- both of which gained 1.76% last week. Visa Inc. (V) continued to bounce, rising 1.30%. EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) also hit a new 52-week high. India

PREMIUM SERVICES FOR INVESTORS

Dr. Mark Skousen

Named one of the "Top 20 Living Economists," Dr. Skousen is a professional economist, investment expert, university professor, and author of more than 25 books.

Product Details

LEARN MORE HERE

Bryan Perry

A former Wall Street financial advisor with three decades' experience, Bryan Perry focuses his efforts on high-yield income investing and quick-hitting options plays.

Product Details

LEARN MORE HERE

Jim Woods

Jim Woods has over 20 years of experience in the markets from working as a stockbroker,
financial journalist, and money manager. As well as a book author and regular contributor to
numerous investment websites, Jim is the editor of:

Product Details

LEARN MORE HERE

Bob Carlson

Bob Carlson provides independent, objective research covering all the financial issues of retirement and retirement planning. In addition, Bob serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Fairfax County (VA) Employees’ Retirement System, which has over $2.8 billion in assets.

Product Details

LEARN MORE HERE

Hilary Kramer

Hilary Kramer is an investment analyst and portfolio manager with 30 years of experience on Wall Street. Since 2010, Hilary's financial publications have provided stock analysis and investment advice to her subscribers:

Product Details

LEARN MORE HERE

Jon Johnson

Jon Johnson's philosophy in investing and trading is to take what the market gives you regardless if that is to the upside or downside. For the past 21 years, Jon has helped thousands of clients gain success in the financial markets through his newsletters and education services:

Product Details

LEARN MORE HERE

DividendInvestor.com

Used by financial advisors and individual investors all over the world, DividendInvestor.com is the premier provider and one-stop shop for dividend information and research.

Product Details

Popular tools include our proprietary Dividend Calendar, Dividend Calculator, Dividend Score Card, and many more.

LEARN MORE HERE