No word on plans for Irish staff as Twitter looks to cut half of jobs

The move comes following the company’s takeover by billionaire Elon Musk

Twitter’s European headquarters at Cumberland Place in Dublin. Picture:

Elon Musk plans to eliminate about 3,700 jobs at Twitter, or half of the social media company’s workforce, in a bid to drive down costs following his $44 billion acquisition, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Twitter’s new owner aims to inform affected staffers on Friday, said the people, who requested anonymity discussing non-public plans.

Twitter did not respond immediately to a request for comment about the possible impact this could have at ...