Elon Musk fires thousands of outsourced Twitter content moderators without warning

Job cuts expected to have a significant impact on Twitter’s moderation

Vishwam Sankaran
Monday 14 November 2022 16:19 GMT
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Twitter reportedly cut thousands more jobs over the weekend, firing outsourced contract workers including those who fight misinformation on the platform as content moderators.

The social media company has cut an estimated 4,400 of its 5,500 contract workers, according to the technology news publication Platformer.

Contractors who were laid off were reportedly part of teams involved in content moderation, engineering, real estate, and marketing.

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