In the latest round of layoffs, Twitter is cutting engineering and product jobs

Twitter Inc. laid off more employees late Saturday in a new wave of budget cuts designed to cut costs at the social networking company now owned by Elon Musk.

The layoffs affected workers in teams across the company, including engineering and product, according to people familiar with the situation. Some employees learned via email late Saturday that they had been fired, the people said, and others tweeted that they learned they had been fired because they could no longer log into the internal system.

It’s unclear exactly how many workers were affected, though sources believe it was dozens. The Information previously reported that more than 50 people had been released.

Twitter did not respond to a request for comment from Bloomberg News outside of normal business hours.

Among the cuts was Esther Crawford, one of the executives in charge of Twitter Blue, the site’s subscription service, Platformer’s Zoe Schiffer said in a tweet on Sunday.

Notably, in the days following Musk’s takeover of Twitter last year, she tweeted in a post that went viral that employees will sometimes have to use #SleepWhereYouWork to meet deadlines.

Crawford did not immediately respond to a request for comment sent outside of normal business hours.

Several startup founders who joined Twitter through acquisitions in recent years tweeted on Sunday that they had also been cut, including a founder of newsletter startup Revue and design firm Ueno. Previously, Twitter had tried to avoid delisting founders to avoid accelerating vesting of larger stocks, people familiar with the company said.

Musk cut more than 3,700 jobs at Twitter last year, or half of the company’s workforce, in a bid to cut costs following his $44 billion acquisition.

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