From a branding perspective, it'll be hard for Facebook to portray itself as a platform for purposes beyond socializing, says Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist of Pension Partners.» Read More
Microsoft is so confident it has the best email service that it is about to spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.
Americans have lost touch with their neighbors, but one company is looking to restore the country's sense of community through social media.
It's LinkedIn employees' lucky day. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just gave every employee an iPad mini.
Two downgrades hit Facebook today, while LinkedIn is up 34 percent this year. CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Rakesh Agrawal, ReDesign Mobile, provide perspective.
Both Facebook and LinkedIn have created a rare "global network effect," Benchmark's Bill Gurley says.
Both Facebook and LinkedIn have created a rare "global network effect," Benchmark general partner Bill Gurley says.
TheStreet.com details five companies with short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.
Stocks were higher across the board in thin trading Friday, with major averages struggling to close higher for the week, but gains were limited as investors hesitated to jump in amid a lack of strong catalysts to further fuel the recent rally.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg gets a big honor. His LinkedIn profile is among the top 1 percent most viewed on the web. Meanwhile, LinkedIn shares are soaring. Tim McHugh, William Blair & Co., offers insight.
Here's the "Fast Money" Final Trade. Our gang tells you what they're buying, right now.
Tom White, Macquarie Research analyst, shares his view on LinkedIn now.
"LinkedIn, at $20 billion, is something Facebook should buy," Cramer said. "It's too valuable of a property."
CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks a successful social media company should be purchased by Facebook. (3:31)
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on today's top businesses stories; including McDonald's falling sales numbers; China's strong economic numbers; and LinkedIn's blowout quarter.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says this past quarter was a transformative one for the business network, and investors seem to agree.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has an update on LinkedIn's blowout earnings. Meanwhile stocks pare losses, with Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine, and Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group.
LinkedIn reported earnings that blew past expectations as revenue shot up 81 percent. Shares rose more than 10 percent after-hours.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Stocks finished well off their earlier lows in volatile trading Thursday, as techs recovered in the final minutes of trading, but brewing worries over Europe kept a damper on gains.