Twitter sacks Marketing & Communications Department in India
According to the sources, Twitter has sacked employees in the marketing, communication, and some other departments in India.
TNI Bureau: Twitter has sacked the whole marketing and communications department in India as the laying off began in the country, according to a report quoting sources. According to the sources, Twitter has sacked employees in the marketing, communication, and some other departments in India.
Layoff has started. Some of my colleagues have received email notification regarding this,” a Twitter India employee said on the condition of anonymity. Another source said that a “significant chunk” has been laid off from the India team.
Twitter India has not yet issued a statement regarding the layoffs.
Twitter on Friday started laying off employees in India as part of a global job cut ordered by the social media platform’s new owner Elon Musk to attain economies of scale and make the $44 billion acquisition viable.
Right after taking over Twitter, Elon Musk fired the CEO Parag Agrawal as well as the CFO and some other top executives. The firing of the top executives was followed by an exodus of the top management. A week later, Elon Musk has now started a massive exercise to downsize the company’s global workforce.
Thousands of Twitter employees were ordered to stay home Friday to await a bracing round of layoffs that could see half of the payroll axed as new owner Elon Musk launches his major overhaul of the company.