How many Twitter employees are being called back?
Only a small percentage of the roughly 3,700 people fired since Elon Musk’s takeover will be rehired, Register reported citing Bloomberg.
According to the report, some of the employees who were asked back were fired by mistake. Platformer Casey Newton tweeted that the micro-blogging site has begun recalling some employees.
About 90 percent of Twitter India’s workforce has been laid off
Meanwhile, in India, Twitter has drastically reduced its engineering and production staff by laying off more than 90 percent of its employees. It had just 200 employees in India before the layoffs, and only a dozen or so now.
On November 4, Twitter informed its staff that it was “downsizing our global workforce”.
Newton also shared a Twitter Slack message from a senior staffer who asked if anyone could pull back his current staff to help with product development. According to the report, only 20 people from Twitter’s workforce of 300 in India are still with the company.
There is Twitter has begun rolling out its $8 Blue Tick verification service In five countries including the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Musk has confirmed that Twitter Blue, with its verified subscription service, will arrive in India later this month.
“Starting today, we’re adding great new features to Twitter Blue, and more coming soon. Get Twitter Blue for $7.99/month if you sign up now,” the company said recently.
The new change comes a week after Elon Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion.