3 Buzzing Social Media Stocks: Pandora’s New Leader, Facebook’s Engagement Stats, LinkedIn Shows Limits

Pandora Media (NYSE:P): Brian McAndrews, formerly the CEO of online ad agency aQuantive (later acquired by Microsoft for $6 billion), has been named Pandora’s new CEO and chairman, effective immediately. Pandora’s investors welcomed the news, sending the stock up nearly 10 percent.  Current CEO Joe Kennedy, who has been cheif for 9 years, announced back in March that he would be stepping down.