Elon Musk now fires 10 percent of the Twitter workforce, nearly 200 employees lose their jobs- Twitter News Update
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Headline:- Mass layoffs continue at Elon Musk’s Twitter as nearly 200 employees have been fired recently. Product managers, data scientists, and engineers have been impacted by the new round of layoffs.
- Elon Musk carried out yet another round of layoffs at Twitter.
- Musk has fired around 10 percent of his workforce.
- This means that nearly 200 people have lost their jobs as part of the latest layoffs at the company.
Ever since Elon Musk took over Twitter last year, the company has witnessed several mass layoffs that greatly reduced its workforce. Before Musk’s takeover, Twitter had around 7,500 employees. However, after the new owner assumed his role, the workforce was reduced to around 2,300 people. And now, in a fresh round of layoffs, Musk has fired around 10 percent of his workforce, a New York Times report states. This means that nearly 200 people have lost their jobs as part of the latest layoffs at the company.
Elon Musk fires 200 Twitter employees
A report by The New York Times states that the fresh round of layoffs has impacted product managers, data scientists, and engineers. The layoffs were announced over the weekend and the people impacted were working on keeping Twitter’s various features online. The report further states that the monetization infrastructure team was reduced to fewer than eight people from 30, according to a source of the publication.
Last week, reports surfaced that Musk had announced yet another round of layoffs in the company that majorly impacted people from the sales and engineering departments.
Twitter’s previous round of layoffs
As per a report in The Verge, employees across Twitter’s sales and engineering departments were laid off a couple of days back. One of the laid-off employees was reporting directly to Musk and was managing the engineering for Twitter’s ads business.