They just do not seem to be that into social media.
In contrast, those on the periphery were using their phones. The daughters of the power elite, teenagers decked out in short dresses and towering heels, who had come to see Rhianna perform, used their phones throughout the event.
The message was clear: Big-Money Wall Street just isn’t in love with the social mobile network revolution that has enthralled Silicon Valley.
Follow John on Twitter. (Market and financial news, adventures in New York City, plus whatever is on his mind.) You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also have two NetNet Twitter feeds. Follow CNBCnetnet for the best of the days posts, including breaking news. Follow NetNetDigest for a feed of every single post each day.
You can also be our friend on Facebook. Or subscribe to John's Facebook page.
We're on Google Plus too! Click here and add NetNet to your circles. And here is John's Google+ page.
Questions? Comments? Tips? Email us atNetNet@cnbc.comor send a text message to: 9170740-8477.
Call us at 201-735-4638.