Widespread Twitter layoffs begin a week after Musk takeover


              A pedestrian walks past Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter on Friday, as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            Elon Musk leaves Baron Investment Conference at the Metropolitan Opera House, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, in New York.  Employees are bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter as Musk overhauls the social platform. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura) Elon Musk arrives at Baron Investment Conference at the Metropolitan Opera House, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, in New York.  Employees are bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter as Musk overhauls the social platform.  (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura) Elon Musk arrives at Baron Investment Conference at the Metropolitan Opera House, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, in New York.  Employees are bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter as Musk overhauls the social platform. 
 (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura) 
              FILE - The Twitter logo is seen on the awning of the building that houses the Twitter office in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday, Nov. 4,  as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer,file)
            FILE - Twitter headquarters is shown in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.  Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday, Nov. 4,  as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) FILE - People cross the street in front of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday, Nov. 4,  as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) A Twitter logo hangs outside the company's San Francisco offices on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday, Nov. 4,  as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform. (AP Photo/Noah Berger,file) FILE - A Market Street sign is shown in front of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday, Nov. 4,  as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) FILE - A receptionist works in the lobby of the building that houses the Twitter office in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022.  Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday, Nov. 4,  as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)