Elon Musk claims Twitter has 2,300 active employees

Elon Musk said Twitter still has hundreds of employees and thousands of contractors working on trust and security.

Elon Musk said in a tweet on Saturday that Twitter There are approximately 2,300 active employees. According to CNBC, Twitter’s full-time staff has dwindled to about 1,300 active, working employees, with fewer than 550 full-time engineers by title.

According to internal business data, about 75 of the company’s 1,300 employees are on leave, including about 40 engineers.

“The note is incorrect. Twitter has approximately 2300 active, employed employees” billionaire Musk replied to a tweet about CNBC.

The note is incorrect. Twitter has 2300 active, employed employees.

Hundreds of employees and thousands of contractors are still working on trust and security.

Twitter employs fewer than ten people from my previous firms.

Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 21, 2023

“Hundreds of employees and thousands of contractors are still working on trust and security,” Musk said.

Musk took over Twitter in October and has already implemented several product and organizational changes. The firm launched Twitter-verified Blue Check-Mark as a premium service, while also laying off nearly half of its workforce.

It was revealed earlier this week that Twitter intends to lay off 50 employees in the product section of the social media site in the coming weeks.

According to the article, the layoffs, which come six weeks after top boss Elon Musk reportedly assured employees that there would be no additional layoffs, could reduce the company’s workforce by about 2,000.

Musk took over Twitter in October and has already implemented several product and organizational changes. The firm launched Twitter-verified Blue Check-Mark as a premium service, while also laying off nearly half of its workforce. Musk said in November that Twitter was facing a “huge loss in revenue” as advertisers left the platform.

Twitter’s fourth-quarter revenue declined nearly 35% to $1.025 billion.

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