CEOs: Social Media to Become One of The Top Two Ways to Communicate


Leading Through Connections: Insights from the Global Chief Executive Officer, an IBM survey of CEOs worldwide released May 2012, finds corporate leadership bullish on social media. CEOs predict it will push past Web sites, call centers and channel partners, and become the No. 2 way to engage customers within the next five years, while traditional media efforts will drastically decrease.



Source: IBM




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