#17 Links 20-26 September 2010 – Social Media News in Banking, Finance, Insurance

Please find below 17 blog posts and articles you may have missed last week.

ASB Bank Launches a Virtual Branch 1.0 on Facebook (Visible Banking)
Lloyds TSB Supports its Customers on Twitter! Fine, but Now the UK Bank Should Learn from the Best (Visible Banking)
The Twitter trap for mortgage finance firms (by Jacob Gaffney)
Wanted: The World’s Coolest Intern (by Adeline Chong)
With the Launch of Foursquare-powered Social Currency, American Express Now Has 7 iPhone Apps (by Jim Bruene)
ING DIRECT Launches Android App to enhance its Mobile Banking Suite(CNW)
First Independent aids charity via social media (by Libby Tucker)
5 Reasons Why Banks Suck at Blogging (by the Financial Brand)

Iguard Social Media Insurance

The end of privacy (by Chris Skinner)
Finextra makes Sibos first with B2B social media simicast (finextra)

Erin Mulligan Nelson To Join Bazaarvoice Executive Leadership Team(Bazaarvoice)
Online Banking Startup Think Finance Secures $90 Million Line of Credit(by Jennifer Van Grove)

Twitter to Release a Real-time Analytics Solution This Year (by Stan Schroeder)
Facebook Now Worth More Than Dell, eBay, Yahoo or Starbucks… on Paper (by Ben Parr)
How Businesses Are Unleashing Their Employees’ Social Media Potential (by Josh Bernoff)
Facebook’s Zuckerberg Now Richer Than Apple’s Steve Jobs (by Steven Bertoni)

What do you think?

Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

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Lloyds TSB Supports its Customers on Twitter! Fine, but Now the UK Bank Should Learn from the Best

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