Twitter has about 2,300 lively staff, Elon Musk stated in a Tweet on Saturday. CNBC on Friday reported that Twitter’s full-time headcount has decreased to about 1,300 lively, working staff, together with fewer than 550 full-time engineers by title.
About 75 of the corporate’s 1,300 staff are on go away together with about 40 engineers, CNBC said, citing inside information.
“The note is incorrect. There are about 2300 active, working employees at Twitter,” billionaire Musk tweeted in a response to a tweet quoting CNBC.
The word is wrong. There are ~2300 lively, working staff at Twitter.
There are nonetheless a whole bunch of staff engaged on belief & security, together with a number of thousand contractors.
Lower than 10 individuals from my different firms are working at Twitter.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 21, 2023
“There are still hundreds of employees working on trust & safety, along with several thousand contractors,” Musk added.
Musk took over Twitter in October and swiftly moved by a lot of product and organizational modifications. The corporate rolled out Twitter-verified Blue check-mark as a paid service and in addition laid off about 50 p.c employees.
Earlier this week, it was reported that Twitter plans to put off 50 employees within the social media web site’s product division within the coming weeks.
The layoffs, which come six weeks after high boss Elon Musk reportedly instructed employees that there wouldn’t be additional retrenchment, might scale back the corporate’s headcount to underneath 2,000, in line with the report.
Musk took over Twitter in October and swiftly moved by a lot of product and organizational modifications. The corporate rolled out Twitter-verified Blue check-mark as a paid service and in addition laid off about 50 p.c employees. Musk had stated in November that Twitter was dealing with “a massive drop in revenue” as advertisers dropped out.
Twitter’s income for the fourth quarter fell about 35 p.c to $1.025 billion (roughly Rs. 8300 crore), a high advert government revealed at a employees assembly, on-line publication the Info reported on Wednesday.
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