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Elon Musk is set to fire half of Twitter’s 7,500 employees this Friday. Emmanuel Cornet, an engineer from the Californian headquarters of the network, returns for “Liberation” to his dismissal and the seven months of chaos experienced internally during the takeover.
This is the first time that a Twitter employee has confided in the French press for so long since the takeover of the social network, especially with his face uncovered. Of the “I buy, I don’t buy” from Elon Musk to the final $44 billion twist, including the legal dispute, Emmanuel Cornet followed everything from the saga of the social network’s takeover by the billionaire. And all this quite closely since the Frenchman, a software engineer, had been employed at the platform’s headquarters in San Francisco (California) since July 2021. An experience that will have lived until Tuesday, November 1, when he received an email telling him of his dismissal “immediate” as a result of behavior that would have “broken multiple rules”.
While similar messages should fall from this Friday for half of the 7,500 current employees, according to an internal document obtained this Friday