On its first day of trading, LinkedIn quickly surged to around $90, double the price of $45 the company had set.

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The IPO has been widely anticipated because the Mountain View-based company is the first big social networking site to go public, and could be a bellweather for Facebook and Twitter, which are still mostly privately owned.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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