"Bird App, it was an absolute honour"
An Indian man has gone viral for his post after being fired from Twitter.
After officially taking over the social media platform, Elon Musk sacked over 3,700 employees as part of mass layoffs across the world.
It was reported that Twitter sacked the entire marketing and communications department in India,
Twenty-five-year-old Yash Agarwal was also dismissed from his job.
While losing a job is difficult, Yash took a different approach.
Hours after his dismissal, he posted a happy picture of himself on his Twitter account.
He wrote: “Just got laid off.
“Bird App, it was an absolute honour, the greatest privilege ever to be a part of this team, this culture #LoveWhereYouWorked #LoveTwitter.”
Yash’s post went viral and netizens praised him for his positive attitude while also providing him with some uplifting words.
One said: “This positive outlook towards life is rare to see.
“Wish you unmatched success and happiness in everything you choose to do! Best wishes for your future endeavours!”
Another wrote: “Never ever seen or read a laid-off tweet with so much energy. Wishing you all the best and you will get a great opportunity.”
A third commented: “You are an amazing person, Yash.
“Twitter was lucky to have you! Please take care and know that I am here if you want to talk or anything.”
A person said:
“Twitter just lost it’s most loyal employee. Energy this guy has I am sure he will get even better offer soon.”
One netizen said: “All the best Yash!!!”
— Yash Agarwal? (@yashagarwalm) November 4, 2022
According to his LinkedIn profile, Yash worked as a Public Policy Associate for Twitter India and South Asia.
He spent the past two years focusing on external partnerships, government relations with state governments and union ministries, campaigns with civil society/NGOs, XFN efforts around elections, #TwitterForGood, civic integrity.
In the United States, Twitter has been sued for mass layoffs without giving employees advance written notice.
Meanwhile, Twitter’s internal memo detailing the job cuts was leaked.
It stated: “Given the nature of our distributed workforce and our desire to inform impacted individuals as quickly as possible, communications for this process will take place via email.
“By 9 am PST on Friday Nov 4th, everyone will receive an individual mail with the subject line: Your Role at Twitter.
“Please check your email, including your spam folder.”