The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Eric and Jeremy look at LinkedIn's tremendous quarter. As the company continues disrupting traditional staffing plays like Monster Worldwide, its valuable hiring solutions segment continues growing. Also of great importance is that the company is seeing continuing international traction. LinkedIn's ability to continue its recurring revenue channels makes it a much better social play than recent IPO peers like Quepasa and Renren, who investors frequently buy to get better exposure to the booming social media space.