LinkedIn ( LNKD), on the other hand, has posted some stellar numbers in 2013 -- and shares have doubled over that time as a result. The professional social network boasts more than 218 million members, a growing contingent of whom are based outside the U.S. LinkedIn is investors' favorite social networking stock, and for good reason: it's the only one that actually makes money by helping its users do what they were trying to do when they logged in.
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