Pinterest flags slowing ad spend as quarterly loss widens, shares fall
(Reuters) – Pinterest Inc on Tuesday said advertisers were slowing spending on the image sharing company due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reported a bigger-than-expected first-quarter loss as costs surged from new user additions, sending its shares down 18% in extended trade.
FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Pinterest, Inc. with trading information is displayed on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Advertisers have pulled or cut marketing budgets to rein in costs due to the coronavirus-related uncertainty, impacting…