Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – AstraZeneca

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how leading pharmaceutical group, AstraZeneca (AZN.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
AstraZeneca Yes No No Yes No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Aviva

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

This is how the biggest insurance group in the UK, Aviva (AV.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Aviva Yes No Yes Yes No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Antofagasta

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

This is how leading copper conglomerate, Antofagasta (ANTO.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Antofagasta No No No Yes No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – AMEC

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how global engineering giant, AMEC (AMEC.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
AMEC Yes No No Yes No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Alliance and Leicester

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how the UK’s seventh largest bank, Alliance & Leicester (AL.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Alliance & Leicester No No No No No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Admiral Group

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how car insurance giant, Admiral Group (ADM.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Admiral Group No No No Yes Yes No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Associated British Foods

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how agricultural and retail bellwether, Associated British Foods (ABF.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Associated British Foods No No No Yes No No

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Social Media Usage in the FTSE 100: Company Profile – Anglo American

This article forms part of a study on social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies.

Each company in the FTSE 100 index was reviewed on its usage of such social media tools as RSS feeds*, blogs, online video, podcasts and social media platforms like Flickr and Facebook on its main website and on occasion, on websites of well-known subsidiary companies.

*RSS feeds are a simple way of delivering fresh versions of a website’s content to online readers automatically.

According to the Guardian.co.uk Business Glossary:
“The FTSE 100 index comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange, representing approximately 81% of the UK market.”

Here’s how the world’s leading producer of platinum and other precious metals, Anglo American (ABF.L) measured up.

FTSE 100 Company RSS Podcast Blog Online Video Audio Facebook, Flickr, etc
Anglo American No No No Yes No No

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Social Media Usage amongst FTSE 100 Companies in the UK

Social Media Usage Amongst FTSE 100 companies

Brendan Cooper, the friendly PR social media planner at global PR giant, Porter Novelli picked up on my introductory post about studying social media usage amongst FTSE 100 companies yesterday and opined that:

“It sounds like a serious undertaking”.

True.

My thinking is that as social media is still fairly new in the UK and no one has attempted this before, it won’t be too difficult.

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