The economic consequences of financial reporting on Twitter

Xiong, Feng, Prasad, Acklesh, & Chapple, Larelle June (2015) The economic consequences of financial reporting on Twitter. In Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, 5-8 July 2015, Hobart, Tas.

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Abstract

The use of social media has spread into many different areas including marketing, customer service, and corporate disclosure. However, our understanding of the timely effect of financial reporting information on Twitter is still limited. In this paper, we propose to examine the timely effect of financial reporting information on Twitter in Australian context, as reflect in the stock market trading. We aim to find out whether the level of information asymmetry within the stock market will be reduced, after the introduction of Twitter and the use of Twitter for financial reporting purpose

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ID Code: 93177
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Twitter, Financial Reporting, Diffusison of Innovation
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 24 Feb 2016 00:45
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2016 17:26

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