Esther Crawford has supported Elon Musk’s changes on Twitter. Image: LR/AFP Composition
to Elon Muskcommitment Esther Crawford That wasn’t enough. The woman became known after a picture of her sleeping in Twitter’s offices went viral on social networks and was a symbol of the changes the platform is going through. It wasn’t enough for the Tesla CEO, too, that Crawford, the creator of Twitter Blue, showed his sincerity and fired nearly 200 employees, 10% of his workforce, according to The New York Times, at a time of job cuts in America. tech giants.
This new wave of layoffs includes product managers, “big data” experts, and engineers working on machine learning and platform reliability, the US newspaper reported Sunday.
Crawford He was one of the few executives working at Twitter before it was acquired by entrepreneur Elon Musk in October. In addition, she has been a strong supporter of Musk and the company, going so far as to retweet a photo of herself sleeping in a sleeping bag at her workplace.
The young woman went viral after posting some photos of her sleeping in the offices of the social network. Photo: Twitter Capture/Esther Crawford
“The worst thing you can think when you see me scrolling through the whole Twitter 2.0 thing is that my optimism or hard work was wrong,” he wrote online Sunday night.
Other giants in the tech sector, including Amazon and Alphabet — the parent company of Google — and Meta — the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp — have announced thousands of layoffs in the past year.
With information from Agence France-Presse.