Microblogging site,¬†Twitter,¬†has¬†reached out¬†to¬†some¬†of the¬†workers¬†it¬†laid off¬†last week to¬†return to work, Bloomberg reports.
Among people being recalled include those laid off by mistake, and also people who were laid off without realising that their work experience could be useful to work on the new features envisioned by Twitter’s new billionaire owner,Elon Musk.
Current employees were asked to reach out to those laid off or nominate former staff “who we think will help us,” according to a Twitter Slack post.
The social media platform is seeking the return of some staff for help on iOS and Android, according to the post
Last week, Twitter cut nearly 3,700 jobs around the globe. Former United States staff have filed a lawsuit agaisnt Twitter for firing without due notice.
Twitter on Saturday launched its $8 susbscription service called Twitter Blue which lncudes a blue tick next to verified accounts. The service also offers features such as custom navigation, ad-free articles, bookmark folders, custom app icons, different themese, top articles, reader and undo Tweet.
Twitter is heading into its full week under Musk, with half its workforce, mounting losses and a couple of unexpected reversals to its plans.
The whiplash events, as described by people familiar with the situation, follow Musk‚Äôs own acknowledgment in a tweet that the company he and well-heeled partners bought for $44 billion is losing $4 million a day.
Late Sunday,¬†Musk said Twitter would ban accounts that impersonate others, after several high-profile users changed their names and pictures to match the billionaire.
“Any name change at all will cause a temporary loss of a verified check mark,” he said.