NEWS RELEASE 08/05/10
FAF, FASB, and GASB Join Twitter® to Enhance Communication with
ConstituentsNorwalk, CT, August 5, 2010—The Financial
Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced it has joined the social media
network Twitter to enhance and expand its communication outreach with
constituents. The organizations for which the FAF has oversight, the Financial
Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards
Board (GASB) will also be included in the new outreach via Twitter.
are always looking for ways to expand and enhance our outreach to constituents
of the FAF, the FASB, and the GASB,” said Teresa S. Polley, president of the
FAF. “Social media outlets such as Twitter allow us to have a real-time
connection with our stakeholders. As these outlets evolve, we will remain
committed to using these tools to expand our interaction and
Twitter enables users to follow activities and important news
about an organization on a real-time basis. Constituents interested in following
important news and information about the FAF, the FASB, and the GASB via Twitter
can enroll at www.fasb.org.
Just click on the Twitter logo on the bottom left of the home
About the Financial Accounting Foundation
The FAF is responsible for the oversight, administration, and
finances of both the Financial Accounting Standards Board and its counterpart
for state and local government, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. The
FAF also is responsible for selecting the members of both Boards and their
respective Advisory Councils.