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Name: Tom Conroy
Gender: Male
Hometown: CT
Home country: USA
Current location: Langley, Virginia
Member since: Sat Mar 6, 2021, 08:56 PM
Number of posts: 7,118

About Me

Member of NAFO. Living large on an enormous CIA paycheck.

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Flu season. Yikes!


Patron: Safe in the arms of the Major General!


Boat trip from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. They have amazing bridges!


Prof Phillips Peyson OBrien's Sunday update on Ukraine (substack link)

Trying to cut down on my posting from Twitter when I can.


NY Times: Twitter keeps missing its advertising targets as woes mount.

The World Cup has historically been a boon for Twitter, bringing in record traffic and an influx of advertising dollars.

But this time, when the global soccer tournament started on Nov. 20, Twitter’s U.S. ad revenue was running at 80 percent below internal expectations for that week, three people with knowledge of the figures said.

In tandem, Twitter was rapidly cutting its revenue projections. The company previously forecast that it would generate $1.4 billion in the last three months of the year, down from $1.6 billion a year ago because of the global economic downturn. But as Twitter kept missing its weekly advertising targets, that number slid to $1.3 billion, then to $1.1 billion, two people said.

Elon Musk, Twitter’s new owner, has warned repeatedly that his social media company faces dire financial straits. Interviews with seven former employees and internal documents seen by The New York Times paint a fuller picture of Twitter’s financial woes.

No paywall:
Twitter Keeps Missing Its Advertising Targets as Woes Mount https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/technology/twitter-advertising-targets-missed.html?unlocked_article_code=AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACEIPuonUktbfqYhlSlUbASbJUNMnqBqCgvfeh6Ajh2PiITLQQDpcwv4JApOB_UiIeaN5aNYvxHGeRcRaPbNpROB3yqUXGX1RfDSSg8nOnoUZcWJyoJivX2gy0tWcBuBhrmexYyzicL8ggeDish7DOWG8W7iP1HIqdAxmqcFvcVy6yDdfkPe-Z-1x2Nh71PgmAokrBmtTIXnX4IS7Tkl2K96EbRrD6gIpWus_WTrbn9GU77poYxwFQBudDys5uTBgnYsabNAHP6__LAoje979h9gSCW9pK4SuB_4hVvXPGmBDkOWhC3Qan-zGSw8

Christmas 2021 in Mauripol


One evil man's malice wiped out a city.

Patron: The dark times


Ukraine's railway workers: True Heros!

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