Jack Dorsey tweets apology, takes responsibility for mass layoffs on Twitter under Elon Musk

Jack Dorsey (left) and Elon Musk.

Jack Dorsey (left) and Elon Musk.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue/Joe Raedle/Getty Images

  • Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is responsible for massive layoffs under Elon Musk.

  • On Saturday, Dorsey tweeted an apology and expressed his love for the Twitter staff.

  • Former Twitter employees are blaming the chaotic first week with the company and Mr. Musk at the helm.

A former Twitter employee has been vocal about the brutal layoffs under new owner Elon Musk, but platform co-founder Jack Dorsey said he was to blame. I got

In a tweet on Saturday, Dorsey said Musk cuts thousands of jobs First week of owning a social media site.

Dorsey thanked Twitter employees in a follow-up tweet soon after.

“I appreciate and love everyone who has worked at Twitter in the past. I don’t think it will be at this moment or in the future…and I understand.” he wrote

Twitter employees Blame the company online, They claim they were fired with little or no notice. tell the insider They lost access to their laptops before receiving notice of their termination.and Friday’s tweet, Musk said With the company losing $4 million a day, he had “no choice” and had to lay off employees.

Mr. Musk faced backlash for his abrupt dismissal, but claimed that severance pay had been provided to those affected.

“Everyone fired was offered three months’ severance pay, which is 50% more than legally required,” Musk wrote.

Despite chaotic staff changes throughout the week, the former employee expressed his love for working at Twitter before Musk’s acquisition.

Many photos and videos sharing fun memories at the company were posted with the hashtags “#LoveWhereYouWorked”, “#OneTeam”, and “LoveTwitter”.

“I just got laid off. It’s been such an honor and the greatest privilege to be part of Bird App, this team, this culture.”, now ex-employee Yash Argarwal tweeted Friday.

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