The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Jason Moser and Alex Scherer, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
The SEC cleared Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) CEO Reed Hastings after investigating him for posting on Facebook. At issue was Hastings' post that video streaming had exceeded 1 billion hours in a single month for the first time. The SEC's new guidelines allow companies to use social media to release important information as long as the companies alert investors in advance about which platforms they will use. What does the news mean for investors going forward? In this installment, our analysts discuss the implications for investors.
The relevant video segment can be found between 5:18 and 10:35.
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