Social Banks

Founded by Elizabeth Lumley
Group founded 20 May 2010
Posts 55
Members 27
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Social Banks is a group that aims to discuss trends and debate as the financial services take their first steps into social media. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc..debate all here.

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Elizabeth Lumley

'We're a bank. We don't suck' - The Twitterview Transcript

Finextra held court for a much viewed Twitterview yesterday with soon-to-be launched US retail bank, banksimple. Once launched, banksimple plan to offer individual deposits to US customers as well as ...

18 Mar 2010
Elizabeth Lumley

'Branches are an anachronism' The banksimple Twitterview

Finextra held court for a much viewed Twitterview yesterday with soon-to-be launched US retail bank, banksimple. Once launched, banksimple plan to offer individual deposits to US customers as well as...

18 Mar 2010
Elizabeth Lumley

Banks and social media - More substance or more Kool-Aid?

Finextra recently held a live Twitterview with Brett King, banking consultant and author of upcoming book Bank 2.0. During the conversation, King says that online banking will beat branch banking this...

17 Feb 2010
Elizabeth Lumley

Social media and banks; uneasy bedfellows? The Twitterview

Always one to embrace anything new and shiny, Finextra is embarking on our very first Twitterview. When: Feb. 17, 14:00 GMT Where: Follow @Finextra and @brettking Hashtag: #finxlive Finextra will be...

15 Feb 2010
Elizabeth Lumley

I work for Bank of America, DM me!

Bank of America was an early active adopter of Twitter, which they use to monitor and respond to customer service questions. It is interesting to see how Twitter as evolved. For some it is about watc...

25 Nov 2009
Elizabeth Lumley

Out of the mouths of babes...Pt. 2

Always one to beat a dead cause célèbre, I thought I call around a few marketers at high street banks to see what they thought of the recent analyst report from Morgan Stanley. The one that listed the...

24 Jul 2009
Elizabeth Lumley

Out of the mouths of babes

You can usualy be sure that if you see a feature update on the lives of teenagers (what gadgets they are using what slang falls from their mounths...that kind of thing) you can be sure that the inform...

13 Jul 2009