Elon Musk has said the bird social media platform, twitter do loss four million dollars every day hence his decision to lay off workers.
Elon Musk in a tweet on Friday, said there was no other choice than to lay off workers.
“Regarding Twitter’s reduction in force, unfortunately there is no choice when the company is losing over $4 million per day.
“Everyone exited was offered 3 months of severance, which is 50% more than legally required.
“Again, to be crystal clear, Twitter’s strong commitment to content moderation remains absolutely unchanged.
“In fact, we have actually seen hateful speech at times this week decline below our prior norms, contrary to what you may read in the press”, Elon Musk said.
It was gathered that most of the workers sacked were those saddle with the responsibility of controlling or moderating election content on the social media platform.
“Those that remain say they do not have access to critical tools used for certain content moderation decisions, sources in a position to know” told Forbes.
Alot of the sacked employees said that they were locked out of their computers and work-related accounts before receiving an official email from the company.