Meta: Facebook parent Meta begins laying off employees: These divisions are the first to be hit – Times of India

facebook parent meta The report states that the company has started laying off employees from Wednesday (April 20). latest job cuts That’s part of the layoffs announced in March. Reportedly, the company started laying off employees in technical roles.
affected teams
Citing a Meta spokesperson, CNBC reported that the job cuts have begun.
“Employees with technical backgrounds such as user experience, software engineering, graphics programming and other roles announced on LinkedIn were let go by the company,” the report said.
Reportedly, an employee affected by the layoffs said that job cuts are happening in product-facing teams as well. It noted that layoffs in business-related roles such as finance, legal and human resources would begin in May.

Also, teams that have not been affected by the latest cutbacks may be affected in the layoffs next month.
Citing a LinkedIn post, the report also indicated that employees working as gameplay programmers were also affected by the layoffs. According to the Meta job listing, these engineers work on virtual- and augmented-reality products.
meta job cuts
Meta, which owns Facebook, Instagram And WhatsApp announced in March that the company was planning to cut 10,000 jobs. This is the second wave of firing at the Mark Zuckerberg-led company. The company cut nearly 21,000 jobs in two rounds of layoffs in the first round, 11,000 employees in November.

Zuckerberg said the cuts, which are part of a “year of efficiency,” would be “tough.” He also said that 5,000 vacancies in the firm would be left vacant.
“This will be difficult and there is no way around it. It will mean saying goodbye to the talented and passionate colleagues who have been a part of our success. They have dedicated themselves to our mission and I am personally grateful for all their efforts. We will support people in the same way we did before and express our gratitude to everyone,” Zuckerberg said in a memo.
He said that after the restructuring, we plan to lift the hiring and transfer freeze in each group.