#WhatTheFAQ: Why were 11,000 people fired at Facebook’s parent company, Meta?

EdexLive Desk

Other tech giants

Twitter laid off 3,700 people after Elon Musk's takeover

It was conveyed via an email to around half of the Twitter global workforce

Reasons for layoffs

Competition from rival apps, recession post-lockdown and grim outlook for online advertising

Employees stranded?

Employees alleged that they weren’t given the required 60-day notice before firing them, which is illegal

Relief measures

Dedicated immigration specialists will guide employees on work visas such as H-1Bs