Twitter connect office in Amsterdam
Twitter is going to his office in Amsterdam and close. From 1 January 2017 takes an external company, the sale of advertising on Twitter in the Netherlands. The closure is a result of the budget cuts that Twitter is implementing.
Twitter opened its Netherlands office in the Amsterdam Zuidas business district in 2013. A new team sold ads. The company wanted to take advantage of the ‘adult market’ that exists here.
Recently loved Twitter yet overnamegesprekken with Salesforce, Alphabet and Disney, but that failed. The social network now has 317 million monthly active users, 4 million more than a quarter earlier.
Twitter is struggling already with disappointing growth of the number of users, but the revenue increased is still rap. That growth now seems to be levelling off.
Also suffers Twitter still loss, although the latest quarterly results are still reasonably good: the turnover increased by 8 per cent to 616 million dollars. However, there was a 103 million dollar loss. Therefore, it announced, Twitter immediately to a comprehensive cutbacks to take effect. The closure of the Amsterdam office is a part of.
CTO Adam Messinger announced tonight his departure from the company. He was since 2011 active in the social network, after he was vice-president at software giant Oracle. The work of Messinger within Twitter will be taken over by ingenieursleider Ed Ho.
In addition, leave productleider Josh McFarland the social network, in order to get started in the investment firm Greylock.