A few days after the top management at Twitter were let go, Elon Musk, the new owner of the companyt has now started a massive exercise to downsize the company’s global workforce.
The full details of the job cuts were not immediately available.
Twitter India did not respond to email queries.
The US-based social media platform, in an internal email to employees earlier, had said, “In an effort to place Twitter on a healthy path, we will go through the difficult process of reducing our global workforce on Friday.” It said that “everyone will receive an individual email”.
The company will temporarily close all offices for safety of employees as well as Twitter systems and customer data.
“If you are in an office or on your way to an office, please return home,” Twitter had said.
While Twitter had several run-ins with the government over freedom of speech, the company in the email barred employees from discussing confidential company information on social media, with the press or elsewhere.
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