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Social Media Outlook for Friday August 17 (FL, OPLK, VVUS, MAS)

In recent years, traders and investors have increasingly turned to social media to discuss their investments. Now, interested parties can get a scientific look at what is being discussed on a weekly, monthly, and even hourly basis.

Provided by Social Market Analytics, here is the social media outlook for Friday, August 17.

Most Bullish

Foot Locker (NYSE: FL) rallied on Friday after reporting earnings in the pre-market.

Oplink Communications (NASDAQ: OPLK) rallied on Friday after reporting earnings Thursday.

Most Bearish

VIVUS (NASDAQ: VVUS) traded lower after its rating was cut at Jefferies to Underperform.

Masco Corp (NYSE: MAS) traded higher on Thursday on positive housing data and held that strength early on Friday.

Most Discussed

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) traded to a new all-time low on Friday. The company's first lockup period expired on Thursday, freeing up more shares and helping to drive down the price of the social networking company.

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is frequently discussed on social media. Expectations are that the company will unveil a new iPhone -- and possibly a mini iPad -- next month.

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported earnings earlier in the week and boosted its dividend significantly.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is a popular stock on social media. Shares traded near $674.50 on Friday.

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is expected to unveil its next lineup of Kindle devices in the coming weeks.

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