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On January 4, 2023, Vimeo, Inc. (the “Company”) announced a reduction of its global full-time headcount by approximately 11%. The headcount reduction is part of the Company’s effort to focus on its top priorities, and to put itself in position to become sustainably profitable. It is expected that the implementation of the headcount reduction will be substantially complete by the end of the first quarter of 2023. Potential position eliminations in each country are subject to local law and consultation requirements.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “will,” “may,” “could,” “should,” “would,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “expects,” “plans,” “projects,” “forecasts,” “intends,” “targets,” “seeks” and “believes,” as well as variations of these words or comparable words, among others, generally identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements relating to becoming sustainably profitable and timing associated with our reduction-in-force. Forward-looking statements are based on our management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results could differ materially from those contained in or implied by these forward-looking statements.
Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: adverse changes in economic conditions, changes in the regulatory landscape, including, in particular, changes in laws that might increase the liability of online intermediaries for user-generated content, reputational damage caused by problematic user content or our decisions to remove (or not remove) it; changes in policies implemented by third party platforms upon which we rely for traffic and distribution of mobile apps, increased competition in the online video category, our ability to convert visitors into uploaders and uploaders into paying subscribers, our ability to retain paying subscribers by maintaining and improving our value proposition, our ability to provide video storage and streaming in a cost-effective manner, our ability to successfully attract sales-assisted customers, our ability to protect sensitive data from unauthorized access, the integrity, quality, scalability and redundancy of our systems, technology and infrastructure (and those of third parties with which we do business), our ability to successfully operate in and expand into additional international markets, our ability to adequately protect our intellectual property rights and not infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties, foreign exchange currency rate fluctuations, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical events on our business, the possibility that our historical consolidated and combined results may not be indicative of our future results and the other factors set forth in the section titled "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10- K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 1, 2022 as they may be updated by our periodic reports subsequently filed with the SEC. Other unknown or unpredictable factors that could also adversely affect Vimeo’s business, financial condition and results of operations may arise from time to time. In light of these risks and uncertainties, these forward-looking statements may not prove to be accurate. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which only reflect the views of Vimeo’s management as of the date of this report. Vimeo does not undertake to update these forward-looking statements.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Michael A. Cheah|
|Name:||Michael A. Cheah|
|Title:||General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: January 4, 2023