Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fires 11,000 workers after company spends $15 billion on the Metaverse

This week, there have been rumors, and now it has been confirmed: Meta, the company that owns Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Oculus VR, is laying off 13% of its workforce,

or over 11,000 people. This follows the company's remarkable $15 billion investment in its alleged "metaverse" project.

Zuckerberg sent an apology-laden note to his staff, which was confirmed in a post on Meta's website today. The multibillionaire CEO began by saying,

"Today I'm sharing some of the most difficult decisions we've made in Meta's history. I've decided to lower the size of our workforce by around 13% and let more than 11,000 of our great people go.

In his justification for his belief that this is necessary, Zuckerberg points the finger at Covid, a simple universal freebie. But this time, Covid was too strong of a firm for them. 

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