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How Investors Should Use Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media for News

Think, for a second, about how many things you read each day. Now think about how many things you could read each day.

There are stories being shared on Facebook. There's also Twitter. Then there's Youtube, Reddit, magazines and of course your TV.

That's a lot of news. That's a lot of reading.

All of these things are sending information at you. With all of this information you need to have a strategy in place with the sole purpose of acting as a filter. What should you pay attention to and what should you not pay attention to? There's no exact science. It's an art and it's totally up to you.

If you're an investor getting ready to use social media, you need to know kind of information matters to you. Define that right now and watch author Michael Mauboussin explain how important this all is in under 2 minutes: