NASDAQ Data Junkies Launches on StockTwits

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Today, the NASDAQ Data Junkies campaign launched on StockTwits, leveraging NASDAQ's real-time data products to deliver real-time data through Twitter. The Data Junkies campaign will feature the ability for Twitter users to send direct messages to @DataJunkies to receive quotes back, as well as see real-time stock prices in segmented streams on StockTwits.com.

The StockTwits team is excited to partner with a premier real-time market data company, NASDAQ OMX, on their Data Junkies campaign. To date, StockTwits has focused on real-time stock commentary and fostering community, but with the NASDAQ Data Junkies campaign our conversations and ideas will light up with real-time data.

The NASDAQ Data Junkies campaign is a compelling example of how real-time data can be integrated into a streaming social media community like StockTwits. NASDAQ's @DataJunkie Twitter account provides real-time NASDAQ stock prices directly into relevant StockTwits streams.

StockTwits and NASDAQ also have enabled users to send "$GOOG $AAPL"-style direct messages to @DataJunkies to receive real-time stock quotes without leaving Twitter. This is the perfect feature for a mobile investor.

Data Junkies will be able to send a tweet for the opportunity to ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York. StockTwits.com user tweets also will be streamed to the NASDAQ MarketSite tower in Times Square and broadcast around the world on CNBC and other networks during the Data Junkie market close.

In the coming weeks, NASDAQ is planning to offer Data Junkies access to another premier data product - previously not available to the public - and will host StockTwits virtual lunches to provide traders with the inside tips to best utilize these tools.

Later this fall, StockTwits will host StockCamp at the NASDAQ MarketSite -- a physical gathering of NASDAQ Data Junkies collaborating and networking around trading strategies, tools, resources and other stock-related topics.

Howard Lindzon, the co-founder of StockTwits says, "The StockTwits team is excited to partner with a premier real-time market data company, NASDAQ OMX, on their Data Junkies campaign. To date, StockTwits has focused on real-time stock commentary and fostering community, but with the NASDAQ Data Junkies campaign our conversations and ideas will light up with real-time data."

About StockTwits Company:

StockTwits is an open, community-powered idea and information service for investments. Users can eavesdrop on traders and investors or contribute to the conversation and build their reputation as savvy market wizards. The service takes financial-related data--using Twitter as the content production platform--and structures it by stock, user, reputation, etc.

The information and content contained on NASDAQ OMX's StockTwits page is provided AS IS for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Investment related advice and comments presented are solely those of the individuals who published them and do not in any way represent the opinions of NASDAQ OMX. Please click to read our full Disclaimer.

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