TWITTER DIVES BY 10%

Twitter reported weaker earnings and a reduction in the US user base. Twitter’s US monthly user base only grew by one million, or less than 3%, from a year ago. The company said the impact of Apple’s changes were less than expected in the third quarter and will be modest in the fourth quarter. Twitter shares fell after the company reported modest user growth and analysts expressed concerns about Apple’s iOS privacy changes.

Hardcore Games has long ago been globalized with US users still an important part but EU traffic has grown. China has also grown substantially which suggests that gaming has a positive future.

Many websites are globalized which makes advertising troublesome. Amazon does not operate in every nation.