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Snap (NYSE: SNAP) issued a warning after the market close on Monday, suggesting that the economic picture was rapidly declining, sending its stock down as much as 41.7%. Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) was hit the hardest, with shares down roughly 22% at 1:30 p.m. ET. Shares of The Trade Desk (NASDAQ: TTD) and Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) had fallen 19.8% and 18%, respectively.
Long gone are the days when only a few streaming companies monopolized our viewing time, and it seems that every company with any content is starting its own streaming service. There's no doubt this is a growing industry with a large market opportunity. The average consumer is likely familiar with Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) because of its hardware devices that are used to stream content.