Twitter asks dozens of fired employees to return, cites ‘error’: report

Twitter asks dozens of fired employees to return, cites 'error': report

After Twitter is now reaching out to dozens of employees who have lost their jobs. (Representative)

After Twitter Inc laid off about half of its staff on Friday following Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition, the company is now reaching out to dozens of employees who lost their jobs and asking them to return, Bloomberg News reported on Sunday.

Some of those asked to return were fired by mistake. Others were fired before management realized their work and experience might be needed to create the new features Elon Musk envisioned, according to the report citing people familiar with the moves.

Twitter recently laid off 50% of its employees, including employees of the trust and safety team, the company’s head of security and integrity, Yoel Roth, said in a tweet earlier this month. week.

Tweets from staff at the social media company said the teams responsible for communications, content curation, human rights and machine learning ethics were among those eviscerated, while like some product and engineering teams.

Twitter updated its app in the Apple App Store on Saturday to start charging $8 for searched blue verification marks, in Elon Musk’s first major overhaul of the social media platform.

Twitter did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for comment.

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