Tech Takeover: How Social Media Fares on Wall Street

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  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Zynga
  • FriendFinder
  • Pandora
  • Groupon
  • RenRen
  • Twitter Tweets to the Top


LinkedIn, the business networking site, was one of the first American social media websites to debut at NYSE. In 2011, LinkedIn hit Wall Street offering 7.8 million shares between $32 and $35 a share. By the end of closing, the shares more than doubled; rising as much as 171 percent to close at $92.25 per share. Today, investing in LinkedIn stock is profitable. On Friday, Nov. 8, shares closed at $215.15 per share.

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