Snap's IPO hype has led to disappointment
"Snap's Splashy IPO Stifled Its Doubters: Deal participants had concerns about revenue, competition — issues now gutting the stock price," per Wall Street Journal front page:
"At a company
all-hands meeting in January [ahead of the
SEC filing and
trading debut], a Snap employee said the company would reach a saturation point in the U.S., according to a person present at the gathering in an airplane hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The employee wanted to know about the company's growth strategy overseas, since Facebook was imitating many of Snap's features and signing up droves of users in Asia and India, the person said."