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New SEC Ruling Plays It Safe on Corporate Disclosure Via Social Media

Instituional Investor, May 2013 … Those roadblocks don’t thrill Lou Kerner, the first-ever social media equity analyst and New York based portfolio manager of the Social Internet Fund at National Asset Management, a division of National Securities.  “Broker dealers won’t … Continue reading

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Facebook outlook still muddled one year after IPO

By Rob Lever (AFP) Lou Kerner, manager at The Social Internet Fund and a longtime Facebook bull, said the company is “executing quite well.”  “They’ve come up with better mobile apps that people engage with, and they have shown some … Continue reading

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The Social Internet Conference Call Series – Social Commerce: How Social Media Is Changing The E-Commerce Landscape

Host:        Lou Kerner When:      Thursday, May 9th, 2pm-3pm EST Where:     Conference Call Click here to go to the slides Speakers: Wade Gerten – Founder and CEO of 8th Bridge Arnie Gullov Singh – Chief Revenue … Continue reading

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Facebook ‘Isn’t Cool,’ and That’s Actually OK

“Facebook isn’t cool,” said Lou Kerner, founder of the Social Internet Fund. “It’s like that old Yogi Berra line about a restaurant, ‘Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowded.’ ” But that doesn’t trouble Kerner. “The water company isn’t cool, … Continue reading

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Netflix nudges closer to Facebook

March 15, 2013 – By Thad Rueter, InternetRetailer.com …Lou Kerner, managing partner of The Social Internet Fund, which invests in social and mobile companies, says the service will make the Netflix experience “much richer and engaging” for consumers. But, he … Continue reading

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The Social Internet Conference Call Series – Facebook Fatigue – Fact or Fiction?

Host:        Lou Kerner When:      Thursday, March 14, 2pm-3pm EST Where:     Conference Call Click here to go to the slides Please join us for a conference call featuring four thought leaders on the current state … Continue reading

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Facebook Gets More Visual to Keep Its Users Engaged

March 7, 2013 – By Rachel Metz, MIT Technology Review “What we’ve learned from Pinterest and Instagram is the Internet today is a really visual experience,” said Lou Kerner, managing partner of the Social Internet Fund, which invests in social … Continue reading

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Pinterest in talks to raise funds at up to $2.5-billion valuation

February 05, 2013|By Jessica Guynn, Los Angeles Times ….Social media investor Lou Kerner says Pinterest has earned the high valuation. People across the country flock to Pinterest to pin images to virtual boards. Pinterest’s monthly unique user visits shot up … Continue reading

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As mudanças que Marissa Mayer já fez no Yahoo!

February 2, 2013 – Bárbara Ladeia  São Paulo Times Especialista em empresas digitais, Lou Kerner, elogia as ações da CEO em sete meses de gestão, mas lembra que o mercado ainda espera produtos revolucionários …Lou Kerner, americano especialista no mercado digital, … Continue reading

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The Social Internet Conference Call Series – Internet Video at the Inflection Point?

Host:        Lou Kerner When:      Tuesday, Feb. 5, 11am-12pm EST Where:     Conference Call Click here to go to the slides Please join us for a conference call featuring three thought leaders on the current … Continue reading

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