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.

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Jon Brooks is the host and editor for KQED's daily health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED News Fix.

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