Privately held companies like Facebook and Twitter have been trading their shares and the SEC thinks its time to investigate. With hundred of millions of dollars being thrown around for assets like social gaming company Zynga, the SEC would be interested in just how many shareholders these companies have. By avoiding the public markets, these stock trades are also avoiding SEC regulations. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and he hosts the Shelly Palmer #CryptoWednesday Livestream. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.