Elon Musk starts recruiting engineers for ‘Twitter 2.0,’ wants anyone who can code to join his team- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 23, 2022 09:41:06 IST When Elon Musk took control of Twitter, the social media platform had over 7,400 employees on its payroll. However, in the weeks to follow, Musk would go on to gut the workforce, firing nearly half of all Twitter employees, and thousands of contractual content moderators, and forcing thousands … Read more

‘There must be a method to his madness’: Harsh Goenka defends Elon Musk, says give him some time 

RPG Group Chairman Harsh Goenka is a frequent Twitter user who shares interesting posts with his 1.7 million followers. His Twitter feed has content for users of all ages, from motivational to fascinating to million-dollar life lessons. Now, Goenka has something to say about the hullabaloo over a flurry of decisions by Musk. He said … Read more

Elon Musk locks out Twitter staff out of their offices, fearing sabotage as people reject ‘Twitter 2.0’- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 18, 2022 10:29:37 IST Elon Musk had recently issued a memo, asking the remaining Twitter staffers to either resign on their own accord or prepare themselves for a more hardcore workplace reset, where employees would have to work for longer hours, over the weekends, and even on days of public holidays. Most … Read more

“Twitter to start breaking down soon,” say employees after mass resignation, as core, ‘critical’ teams leave- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 18, 2022 18:59:34 IST Current remaining and former employees of Twitter have come out and said that the platform may suffer from a catastrophic breakdown, as core engineering teams, HR and finance and a number of key personnel taking care of operations have decided to resign. A Twitter insider has revealed that … Read more

Elon Musk fires Twitter employees overnight for criticising his plans on internal channels- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 16, 2022 16:23:40 IST With each passing day, it seems the relationship between Twitter employees and their new boss Elon Musk is growing strenuous. After firing nearly half of all Twitter employees and several thousands of other workers who were contractual moderators, Elon Musk is still on a firing spree, terminating everyone … Read more

Twitter apparently asked Parag Agrawal and Ned Segal to return to manage operations- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 16, 2022 18:14:46 IST One of Elon Musk’s first activities after taking over Twitter was to fire Parag Agrawal, Ned Segal and other top brass who were running Twitter. The firing clearly was out of spite. Parag Agrawal, in particular, was in Musk’s crosshairs, for forcing his hand to actually go through … Read more

Elon Musk fires engineer who publicly called out Musk and his lies about Twitter’s performance- Technology News, Firstpost

Mehul Reuben DasNov 15, 2022 13:32:36 IST Elon Musk has had a rather difficult time running Twitter ever since he bought Twitter and took control. To say things have been messy ever since he took control of Twitter would be an understatement. Musk has a habit of airing some of the internal issues of Twitter … Read more

Elon Musk firing thousands of outsourced content moderators shows his blasé attitude towards harmful content.- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov 14, 2022 10:57:49 IST Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk is further gutting the teams that battle misinformation on the social media platform as outsourced moderators learned over the weekend they were out of a job. Twitter and other big social media firms have relied heavily on contractors to track hate and enforce … Read more

Difficult times ahead for Twitter, survival at stake as key staff quits, says Musk- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov 11, 2022 18:15:46 IST Elon Musk believes with key staff leaving the platform owing to the massive changes that are being made to the corporate culture at Twitter, the future of Twitter may be at stake, so much so that they may have to file for bankruptcy within a year. Elon Musk … Read more

Twitter’s gutted content moderation teams are facing major challenges in moderating misinformation- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov 08, 2022 10:09:15 IST By MATT O’BRIEN and DAVID KLEPPER: Twitter is struggling to respond to political misinformation and other harmful posts on the social media platform after Elon Musk fired roughly half of its workforce just days before the U.S. midterm elections, according to employees who survived the cuts and an … Read more