Twitter Staff Purge Begins

Musk Set To Slash Half Of Twitter's Staff On Friday
FILE - Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has proposed a peace plan for Ukraine that would involve holding repeat votes under the U.N. auspices in Russia-occupied regions, triggering a showdown with Ukrainian Twitter users who have rejected his proposals in a stream of furious comments. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)

At a glance

  • Elon Musk apparently isn’t wasting any time bringing down costs at Twitter. Bloomberg reported that he plans to lay off half of the staff – around 3,700 employees, on Friday.
  • Musk also plans to end the company’s work-from-anywhere policy, with certain exceptions.


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