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Facebook-parent Meta plans to lay off
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Posted By: Dreadnought, 3/14/2023 10:24:52 AM

Facebook-parent Meta plans to lay off another 10,000 workers, marking the second round of significant job cuts announced by the tech giant in four months. The latest layoffs, announced on Tuesday, come after Meta said in November that it was eliminating approximately 13% of its workforce, or 11,000 jobs, in the single largest round of cuts in the company's history. In a Facebook post Tuesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the job cuts will take place "over the next couple of months."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: berthabutt 3/14/2023 11:07:22 AM (No. 1424740)
First the fact monitors!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: padiva 3/14/2023 11:10:44 AM (No. 1424745)
Are the 'wizards of smart' taking pay cuts also?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: formerNYer 3/14/2023 11:17:21 AM (No. 1424752)
gee that's a shame 10,000 biden voters out of work.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Msquared112 3/14/2023 11:43:55 AM (No. 1424787)
Know what? Fire everyone. Close the shite show down. Maybe people can get back to living a real life with actual relationships instead of impersonal, "safe" online relationships. This culture is sick. Some medicine is necessary. Start with shutting down Twitter and Facebook.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: RobertJ984 3/14/2023 11:46:02 AM (No. 1424789)
So the Zuck is saying that the 10,000 workers they are "inviting to leave"......are just do-nothing jobs......not needed now.....
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Reply 6 - Posted by: griddog1 3/14/2023 11:53:12 AM (No. 1424794)
I heard there was a demand for workers south of the border!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: coldoc 3/14/2023 11:55:28 AM (No. 1424796)
I believe a world without facebook/meta would be a vast improvement.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: janjan 3/14/2023 11:58:17 AM (No. 1424801)
Zuckerberg needs that money to fix elections.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 3/14/2023 11:59:49 AM (No. 1424802)
I think Facebook is an empty shell - lots of accounts that are seldom used. I know of multiple accounts whose owners died years ago, but they're still sitting there. Plus, there are many accounts that have had no activity in years. I'd love to see the stats on daily activity. I'm betting it has been on a downward trajectory for multiple years.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 3/14/2023 12:11:55 PM (No. 1424812)
The company truly isn't worth what some people think it is. Reality is sinking in. Is it making a profit?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 3/14/2023 12:22:37 PM (No. 1424824)
Zuckerberg is taking full responsibility for the company downturn and subsequent layoffs. That's a nice way of saying he stole your money and left you high and dry.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/14/2023 12:32:39 PM (No. 1424832)
Zuckerbucks should be one of the employees let go!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Gordon Freeman 3/14/2023 12:45:09 PM (No. 1424850)
I wonder what will happen to Fakebook city there in Menlo Park. For quite some time it looks pretty empty while driving back and forth to work.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: nerdowell 3/14/2023 1:18:26 PM (No. 1424894)
We got serious late-nite comedy fodder here: "Why don't Zuck-man just sell a couple of Islands or something?" (buh-lump!) "Those kids can just learn to code, man" (ka-blonk!) "They got more non-existent people than the democrats!" ( da-dum dont dont da-da da...!) "Thank you ladies an gennelmen!"
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Reply 15 - Posted by: smokincol 3/14/2023 1:18:43 PM (No. 1424896)
zuckerburg can't pay his employees but the can give millions to the demcommies to phony up elections and support commie candidates, go figure
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Reply 16 - Posted by: legalart 3/14/2023 2:38:13 PM (No. 1424990)
That's 10,000 too few --- wish they'd sink their employee numbers to the bottom of the sea. Meta is a poisonous weed that should be uprooted.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: MickTurn 3/14/2023 2:39:58 PM (No. 1424993)
FINALLY GOOD NEWS...10,000 Wokesters out of a job, it's a great day in the neighborhood!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99 3/14/2023 4:46:08 PM (No. 1425105)
Oh, gee. That’s too bad.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 3/14/2023 6:12:57 PM (No. 1425152)
Hmmm. Zuckie, what's up, bro? Not enough suckers falling for your worthless website anymore?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: skacmar 3/14/2023 7:05:07 PM (No. 1425205)
Remember all of the hysteria about "who will run and monitor things" when Elon Musk decided to lay off a bunch of Twitter employees? Where is the hysteria about who will run and monitor things at Facebook with all of the layoffs? Will Facebook become a bastion of hate speech without thousands of useless employees like Twitter is alleged to have become? Nope! Like Twitter, it is time to cut the dead weight and keep the people who actually produce something for the company and get rid of the rest of the people who just collect paychecks and don't really do anything. Oh, and where are the call about how greedy Mark Zuckerberg is for laying off tens of thousands of innocent employees with children to feed while he has multiple homes and tons of money?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: anniebc 3/14/2023 7:52:23 PM (No. 1425264)
This same group thinks they are qualified to run the world and can't even run a business. Pathetic!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: JHHolliday 3/14/2023 7:58:21 PM (No. 1425269)
#9 nails it. Their ad revenue is dropping because of the recession for one thing but advertisers aren’t getting the eyeballs and clicks they are paying for. It’s what we would say in the newspaper business, they don’t have circulation to justify their ad rates.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: mifla 3/15/2023 5:22:01 AM (No. 1425521)
I have to believe that many of these employees don't actually do anything productive. Perhaps they can apply to the IRS to be one of the 87,000 agents Joe keeps talking about.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DrOstrow 3/15/2023 11:17:43 AM (No. 1425755)
I guess that sometimes I simply do not understand, case in point - They have EIGHTY THOUSAND + plus employees, D O I N G exactly W H A T ?? Monitoring ?? Or just snooping, prying and gathering data about 'customers' to be sifted, sorted, categorized and SOLD to ?????
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Reply 25 - Posted by: broken01 3/15/2023 11:32:21 AM (No. 1425769)
I hear Walmart's hiring warehouse workers for 17 dollars and hour. If you have forklift experience, it's $17.25.
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