Elon Musk is reportedly cutting more of Twitter’s workforce for at least the fourth time since he said the company was done with layoffs. According to Information, the social media website laid off “dozens” of employees on Saturday evening. The outlet put the number of affected employees at approximately 50 platform Zoë Schiffer later said there might be more.
“Twitter’s layoffs last night totaled more than 50 and hit multiple departments, including engineering,” Schiffer said. tweeted on SaturdayLater on along with That production manager Esther Crawford was among those who let go on Twitter over the weekend. Crawford’s departure is notable for a few reasons. Outside of Musk, he’s one of the most recognizable faces in “Twitter 2.0.” He led the company’s Twitter Blue redesign and oversaw work on its upcoming payments platform. At one point, he even shared a photo of him sleeping on the floor of the Twitter office.
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The company’s recent cuts have claimed at least one key employee. On Saturday morning, Revue founder Martijn de Kuijper Tweeted He was one of those who lost his job. “I woke up to find myself locked out of my email,” he said. “Looks like I’ve been released.” Twitter shut down Revue earlier this year. Musk did not mention the cuts on Twitter. “I hope you have a good Sunday,” he said Tweeted Sunday afternoon. “The first day of your whole life.” Since his takeover of the company last year, Twitter is believed to have cut more than 80 percent of its full-time employees. As of January, the company’s daily revenue was down 40 percent year over year.
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