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Musk plans to cut Twitter workforce by 75% in a matter of months: Report

Elon Musk's plans for Twitter Inc. involve slashing its staff by nearly 75% in a matter of months, according to documents obtained by the Washington Post

Elon Musk. Photo: Bloomberg
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Kurt Wagner | Bloomberg
Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter Inc. involve slashing its staff by nearly 75% in a matter of months, according to documents obtained by the Washington Post.

Musk, whose $44 billion purchase of the social network is set to close by Oct. 28, would reduce Twitter’s staff to just more than 2,000 people, compared with the 7,500 it currently employs, the Post reported, citing Musk’s comments to prospective investors. Musk had told investors he planned to shrink staff in his initial pitch to bankers for funding, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg in April.

The billionaire, also chief executive officer

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First Published: Oct 21 2022 | 7:48 AM IST

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