Social media stocks are rallying in a big way, as new highs for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 stimulate investors' appetite for risk.

The 12 stocks below are up an average of 3.3% today, about four-times the 0.8% advance in the broader S&P 500.  Note the steep declines for many of these names so far this month and year-to-date:

Social Media Stocks Surge

Ticker

Security

Last

Change

% Chg

MTD

YTD

(TCTZF)

Tencent Holdings Ltd.

65.22

3.71

6.03%

4.89%

1.83%

(WB)

Weibo Corp Sponsored ADR Class A

18.82

0.96

5.38%

-3.78%

-7.02%

(P)

Pandora Media, Inc.

23.76

1.14

5.04%

1.45%

-10.68%

(TWTR)

Twitter, Inc.

33.44

1.39

4.34%

-14.19%

-47.46%

(YNDX)

Yandex NV Class A

29.25

0.95

3.36%

10.42%

-32.21%

(FB)

Facebook, Inc. Class A

59.24

2.00

3.50%

-0.90%

8.41%

(YELP)

Yelp Inc. Class A

55.64

1.42

2.62%

-4.60%

-19.30%

(LNKD)

LinkedIn Corporation Class A

152.03

3.34

2.25%

-0.94%

-29.89%

(YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc.

34.44

0.68

2.01%

-4.20%

-14.84%

(GOOG)

Google Inc. Class A

536.58

9.96

1.89%

0.32%

-4.34%

(GRPN)

Groupon, Inc. Class A

6.16

0.11

1.82%

-11.87%

-47.64%

(SINA)

SINA Corp.

48.48

0.41

0.85%

1.42%

-42.46%