SOCIAL MEDIA: Social networks go commercial

The news that Twitter is (allegedly) for sale and LinkedIn is (definitely) floating, means social media is set to become a lot more commercial. Claire Weekes reports

First Twitter was for sale, now it’s not. LinkedIn has filed for an initial public offering (IPO), while potential buyers circle News Corp’s Myspace, which it is openly keen to dump. Facebook? Well that’s just been quietly continuing on its path for world domination.