Hot Runners: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA), Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)

Shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) were the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 41,167,893 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the March 14th total of 38,801,069 shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock performance was 0.34% in last session and finished the day at $59.09. Traded volume was 108.62million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 65.19million shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) insider ownership is 0.50%.

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) rose 11.38 percent to $45.52 Tuesday on volume of 24.29million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $40.76 to $45.55. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has a market capitalization of $26.83billion.

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) has been in the news lately because of its efforts to make it turn around on its head and claim the prominence that it once held in the world of online gaming. Gamers being just that will move on to something new all the time and as such Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)’s products have lost some of their sheen. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)’s stock on Apr 15, 2014 closing price was $4.01. Its fifty two weeks range is $2.50 -$5.89. The total market capitalization recorded $3.52billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 36.69million shares. In its share capital, ZNGA has 876.88million outstanding shares.

Arora’s appointment at Staples followed his association with Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), as the chief financial officer leading a global team of several hundred, where he altered and applied new strategies for the company. On Tuesday, shares of Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) advanced 2.02% to close the day at $7.08. Company return on investment (ROI) is -11.20% and its monthly performance is recorded as -15.11%. Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) quarterly revenue growth is -37.95%.