Elon Musk says Twitter has a headcount of about 2,300
Twitter Inc has about 2,300 active employees, Elon Musk said in a tweet on Saturday.
cnbc reported that Twitter’s full-time workforce has dwindled to about 1,300 active, working employees, including fewer than 550 full-time engineers by title.
About 75 of the company’s 1,300 employees are on leave, including about 40 engineers. cnbc said, citing internal records.
“The note is incorrect. Twitter has approximately 2300 active, employed employees,” billionaire Musk tweeted in response to a tweet cnbc,
“There are hundreds of thousands of employees still working on trust and security, along with several thousand contractors,” Musk said.
Over 500 advertisers have stopped spending on Twitter
Musk took over Twitter in October and quickly made a number of product and organizational changes. The company rolled out Twitter-verified blue check-mark as a paid service and also laid off around 50% of its staff.