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5 Most Engaged Non-Tech CEOs On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

New research from Domo and CEO.com has revealed that 68% of CEOs of the Fortune 500 still have no presence on any of the major social networks (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+).

That said, there are big C-Suite players who do understand the importance of cultivating their own social presence, and HootSuite has spotlighted them in the infographic below.

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70% Of Fortune 500 CEOs Have No Social Presence [REPORT]

Do CEOs tweet? Mostly…no.

The vast majority of Fortune 500 CEOs aren’t that fond of social media (other than LinkedIn) – but there are some exceptions.
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Twitter Apparently Has A “Truckload” Of Money

Although he remains mum on the specifics of Twitter’s finances, CEO Dick Costolo told the LA Times that the company has a “truckload” of cash – enough to remain private for as long as they want.
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Twitter CEO: Ads Will Be Rolled Out To 50 Countries This Year

Global domination doesn’t seem too far fetched for Twitter, according to its CEO.

At the Cannes advertising festival, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo told audiences that Twitter will aggressively expand its advertising products to 50 countries worldwide by the end of 2012.
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Twitter To Aggressively Build Sales Staff In Japan, According To CEO

Twitter’s CEO, Dick Costolo, spoke to reporters in Tokyo today about Twitter’s plans to aggressively grow its presence in Japan.
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To Succeed On Twitter, Don’t Act Like OMGPOP’s CEO

There’s a lesson to be learned from others’ failures, and we’ve got a big one for you here. The CEO of OMGPOP – made famous in recent weeks by their hugely successful Draw Something app and their recent acquisition by Zynga – lashed out at a non-conforming employee on Twitter, drawing criticism and scorn from the gaming community and Twitter users over the weekend. The lesson? Keep your ultra-negative thoughts to yourself, or at least to internally-circulated memos. Don’t tweet in anger.
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“Old Media” Exec On Twitter: “I understand how to wash dishes. I don’t do it regularly.”

It’s refreshing to hear some honesty from the upper echelon of media types, even if that honest is of the sort that belittles Twitter.

At Reuter’s Global Media Summit, several prominent members of “old media” spoke about their reluctance to hop aboard the Twitter train, claiming that they didn’t need to use it to understand it – and understand that it’s not for them.
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Biz Stone Discusses Twitter’s Rotating CEOs, Open Culture And How To Teach Innovation

The Wall Street Journal scored an interview with Biz Stone today, discussing his new role as an advisor to M.B.A students at the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. But, as they often do, this interview with the recently departed Twitter co-founder also included picking Biz’s brains about how he would translate some of the lessons he learned at Twitter to help educate.
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Dick Costolo Named To President’s Telecommunications Advisory Committee

President Obama has named Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo as a member of the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.

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Will Jack Dorsey Return to Twitter in a Big Way?

The rumors have been swirling about Jack Dorsey – Twitter co-founder, former CEO and current board member – returning to work at Twitter in a big way. Some are speculating that he might even want to take that coveted CEO position back from Ev Williams who took it from him in 2008. So how much of these rumors are true, and how much is just wild speculation?
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