Social Networking, where are the Leaders?


Social networking could bring big benefits to leaders, but the majority of them don't do it.

Seven out of ten Fortune 500 chief executive officers have no social media presence at all, according to research by ceo.com released in August this year. Of the 32 per cent who have at least one account on a social network, 140 have a profile on LinkedIn, 38 are on Facebook, and 28 are on Twitter - and only 19 of them had posted any tweets in the 100 days leading up to the study.

So what about the women? Only 22 of the Fortune 500 CEOs are female, so they are hardly likely to ma...

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