LinkedIn beat on both earnings and revenue but the stock fell sharply after-hours as the social-networking site's outlook fell short.
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The company said net income for the first quarter rose to $22.6 million, or 20 cents a share, from $5 million, or 4 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
Excluding items, earnings jumped to 45 cents a share from 15 cents a share a year ago.