by CI Staff
StockTwits is a real-time social network that allows users to share news and rumors about companies, express opinions on investments and investment strategies, and share with or seek advice from other users. The website is very similar to Twitter, which means you can follow ticker symbols as well as other users. StockTwits is also ideal for investors who want to focus on investment-related media with ease. The website, www.stocktwits.com, is compatible with both PCs and Macs and opens in any major browser, including Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
The StockTwits website holds several advantages over other investing social media sites. One advantage is the watchlist function, which allows users to add stock ticker symbols into a portfolio that screens “twits” to ensure the user only sees feeds for stocks mentioned in that watchlist.
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