In what has become a monthly phenomenon on Twitter, the company has cut more employees. On Friday night, Twitter reportedly laid off “at least a dozen” employees from its offices in Dublin and Singapore. According to Among the victims is Analuisa Dominguez, the company’s former senior director of revenue policy. The outlet reports that Twitter has also cut staff responsible for handling the company’s misinformation policy, in addition to a handful of employees involved in the platform’s global appeals process and state media program.
Ella Irwin, Twitter’s head of trust and security, confirmed that the company had recently laid off more staff, but questioned the teams affected by the cuts. “It made more sense, for example, to consolidate teams under one leader (instead of two),” she said Bloomberg, the addition of Twitter eliminated roles in areas where the company didn’t see enough “volume” to justify spending on talent. She also said that Twitter has increased staffing in its appeals department and will continue to have a head of revenue policy.
November 21, shortly after the release of his to Twitter employees Elon Musk the company would not fire or lay off any other workers during the all-hands meeting. While the scale of Twitter’s subsequent layoffs did not match those that occurred shortly after Musk’s takeover, the company cut staff despite the billionaire’s pledge. The company let go in the middle of last month. One recent estimate from Information the company’s headcount to about 2,000 employees, or just over a quarter of what it had before Musk’s purchase.
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