Here’s How Twitter Lays Off Their Employees in 140 Characters or Less

Jack Dorsey grabbed the title of ‘permanent CEO’ recently. He’ll also likely grab the title of shittiest CEO for a few days. Dorsey recently announced, as his first act as CEO, laying off 8% of his workforce. That’s 336 employees. Naturally, that means a manager or executive sympathetically letting you know, hey, rent’s gonna be hard to pay this month. Oh wait, this is tech, it’s all about efficiency.

Bart Teeuwisse found out he’d been laid off through an iOS notification.

The new world order where your existence gets deleted at the tap of a button. You’ve been eliminated, Bart. Or as Twitter calls it, ‘streamlined’. Maybe you can drive for Uber? I hear they’re really popular now.

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