Twitter Closes Sacramento Data Center, Seattle Office, Cuts Janitorial Staff

From PC Mag: Twitter is continuing to slim down its operations, and it looks like the company’s financial crash diet is leaving a bad taste in the mouths of its workforce.

Under CEO Elon Musk’s direction, Twitter has closed its Sacramento data center, laid off security and cleaning staff in New York, fired janitorial workers at its San Francisco HQ (which has led to employees bringing toilet paper to work), and cut nearly 75% of its total employees, the New York Times reports(Opens in a new window). 

The closure of the Sacramento data center last week came before a global outage that some have linked to its closure, the Times says. Occuring just after 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, the outage affected more than 10,000 US users, according to Downdetector.

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