Twitter’s new cost-cutting leaders took the bold step of cutting staff. This affected roughly half of its full-time employees. Contractors were also severely affected, as it was discovered over the weekend. Some reports claim that Twitter rejected the services of up 80% of third party specialists who serve the company’s infrastructure.
The publication was first to report. PlatformerName the reduction. According to the source, nearly 4,400 of Twitter’s 5,500 contractors lost work the day before. Many were unaware of this because they could not access company information. CNBC representatives confirmed the large-scale reductions but have no information about the exact number. Twitter trusted third parties to moderate or maintain server infrastructure.
CNBC reported that some of these contractors were working in India. CNBC reports that some of the downsized contractors were based in India. However, employees who had to communicate with contractors due to their work did not receive notifications about the changes. Twitter lost all its employee relations specialists in previous cuts. The remaining staff are sometimes informed about changes in company work via the media.