Twitter Lays Off Employees In India: Elon Musk, the new owner of social media platform Twitter, has fired a large number of employees in India. About 200 employees of Twitter were working in India, out of which 90 percent of the people have been fired. After this layoffs, only a dozen employees are left in India.
70 percent of the employees used to do this work
Elon Musk fired several other top executives, including the company’s CEO Parag Agarwal, last week after buying Twitter for $44 billion. Musk had announced a plan to lay off employees globally on Twitter. About 70 percent of the employees that Twitter has fired in India worked in the product and engineering team.
so many employees
Apart from this, people have been removed from the marketing, public policy and corporate communications teams. Let us tell you that Twitter, headquartered in San Francisco, has fired half of its employees globally and now its total workforce has come down to 3,700.
send email to employees
The company sent a mail to the employees saying that there would be layoffs on Friday. But in India almost the entire team has been removed. As soon as he became the owner of Twitter, Musk first removed the company’s Indian-origin CEO Parag Agarwal by sending an email to 4 big executives. In the mail sent by Twitter to the employees, it was said that to take Twitter on a healthy path, we are going to go through a difficult process of reducing the global workforce.
How will content moderation be done?
In the midst of this layoff from Twitter, questions are being raised about its content moderation around the world. Twitter is seen as a political arena in India, where political parties and leaders accuse each other every day. In this way, most of the misleading information gets posted on Twitter.
communicate in 100 languages
So far, Twitter has not clarified how it will carry out content moderation in countries like India with such a small workforce. On Twitter, people communicate with each other in about 100 languages. Twitter currently has 3 offices in India, located in the capital Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.