Genius registered domain to highlight former HP exec’s layoffs

Shortly after former HP chief executive Carly Fiorina mentioned her interest in running in the 2016 U.S. presidential election during an MSNBC interview in December, Michael Link registered the unclaimed web domain and used it to shine a light on the now-official presidential hopeful’s accomplishments at Hewlett-Packard, The Hill reported today.

Link, who happens to be an assistant director of digital strategy at the Service Employees International Union, used the site to let the world know that Fiorina, who officially announced her campaign for the 2016 presidential election today, laid off 30,000 employees during her six-year tenure at the company. He visualized the layoffs with 30,000 corresponding frowny-face emoticons that take a hilarious amount of time to scroll through.

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Network World Colin Neagle