Securities Violations in 140 Characters or Less: Social Media and Its Growing Impact on the Securities Industry

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Touro Law Review, ISSN: 8756-7326, Vol: 29, Issue: 1, Page: 11

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Etzel, Kevin
Etzel; Facebook; Financial; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; FINRA; SEC; Securities; Securities and Exchange Commission; Securities Exchange Act; Self-Regulatory Organization; Social Media; SRO; Tweet; Twitter; investment; violations; 140; 140 characters; technology; information network; securities industry; securities regulation; investment advisers; social networking; investors; Law; Law and Society; Securities Law
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As social media continues its rapid ascent, the law must be able to keep pace. The securities industry is where one area that must keep pace. This Comment demonstrates the drastic effects, both positive and negative, that social media has on securities regulation.