Below please find our monthly metrics. As the global pandemic continues to change consumer and business behavior in ways none of us can predict, the volatility of our monthly results will continue and May is no exception. As we have said all along, we're not going to optimize for any month, quarter or even year as we continue to invest for the future.
2021 Monthly Year-over-Year Growth Trends through May (a):
Advertising and Other Revenue
Total North America Revenue
Marketplace Service Requests
Marketplace Monetized Transactions
Marketplace Transacting Service Professionals
Advertising Service Professionals
Display Advertising Revenue
Performance Marketing Revenue
Ask Media Group Revenue
Emerging & Other
As of the date of this document, the Company has not yet completed its financial close process for May 2021. As a result, the information herein is preliminary and based upon information available to the Company as of the date of this document. During the course of the financial close process, the Company may identify items that would require it to make adjustments, which may impact growth rates and be material to the information presented above.
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