Groupon’s NEW Singapore Launch and 4 Social Media Stocks Sway
Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) has officially launched its first retail concept store in Singapore which could lead to more worldwide. The Groupon Shop lets customers to redeem lifestyle products and has a showroom in which they can test some products sold. Customers can also buy, print, and redeem coupons on the spot. The shares traded up $0.06 (.68%) recently at $8.85.
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and GM have begun discussing the return of GM as a paid advertiser nearly two months following GM’s announcement that it would stop running ads on Facebook, according to sources close to the situation.
LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD): Twitter’s cut off of tweets on the professional social networking website LinkedIn ends a two-year partnership between the two. The shares traded down $0.18 (0.18%) recently at $108.35.
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Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA): At a time when most of the nation is experiencing job cuts, belt-tightening at offices, and strains from a mainly sour economy, technology companies are providing employees with numerous perks. The employers have done very well though; in IPOs, Zynga and Facebook by themselves raised $1B and $16B, respectively. This new tech mini-boom may spur another talent war comparable to the late-’90s dot-com era, and in order to employ the best and brightest, tech companies make sure to pamper talent.
Yelp, Inc. (NYSE:YELP): Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to integrate Yelp’s services into the new maps application in iOS 6, the newest version of the operating system. After the integration, Yelp may notice a significant check-in activity increase.
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