Unlike several of its peers (cough, Facebook and Zynga), business-networking powerhouse LinkedIn knocked its most recent earnings announcement out of the park. The market paid attention, sending its share sharply upward after the report. This most recent earnings season has really helped to more clearly define the real winners and losers of the most recent generation of Web-based IPOs.

After the world's most-hyped IPO turned out to be a dud, most investors probably don't even want to think about shares of Facebook. But there are things every investor needs to know about this company. We've outlined them in our newest premium research report. There is a lot more to this company than meets the eye, so read up on whether there is anything to "like" about it today, and we'll tell you whether we think Facebook deserves a place in your portfolio. Access your report by clicking here