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Elon Musk’s Twitter Korea Layoffs May Be Responsible For Changes In Voting For The 2022 MAMA Awards

Nearly half of Twitter’s employees worldwide was laid-off.

In an announcement on their web site on November 9 (KST), Mnet revealed that Twitter voting will not be included within the already accomplished pre-voting and common voting for the Worldwide Fans’ Choice Award and the Worldwide Icons of The Year.

Previously, followers forged Twitter votes by together with a hashtag of the group’s identify and #MAMAVOTE in a tweet to ensure that the tweet to rely. Since the voting for these two classes started, thousands and thousands of votes had been forged by followers in help of their favourite idols.

Fans have been justifiably upset because the pre-voting for the class has already ended, and are unable to make an affect on the opposite areas of judging standards.

In their assertion, Mnet gave the reasoning as “internal changes within Twitter,” and didn’t elaborate additional.

| Mnet

The inner adjustments talked about of their assertion could also be the results of new Twitter CEO Elon Musk‘s massive layoffs across every sector of the company including those abroad. Starting from his 44 billion USD purchase of the site, Musk dissolved the company’s board and made himself the chief government of Twitter.

Elon Musk | Hannibal Hanschke/AP

Following that call, Musk then fired practically half of Twitter’s employees all over the world, together with not less than eight out of the 30 staff of Twitter Korea. Heejung Shin, the previous head of communications at Twitter Korea, tweeted that every one staff had been instructed to examine in the event that they had been fired from their private accounts as they might be blocked from logging into their firm accounts.

Twitter Korea’s former PR company Erum additionally shared that “all members of Twitter Korea’s communication team left Twitter” and that Erum’s contract with Twitter Korea additionally was terminated on November 4.

Elon Musk at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco. | AP-Yonhap

Other reviews known as the Twitter Korea workplaces a “ghost town,” and estimate as many as 20 staff could have been laid off.

Without a communication workforce offering reviews on official voting stats for the sake of awards, there is no such thing as a means for Mnet to precisely confirm the entire and true variety of votes forged on Twitter, resulting in the announcement of voting adjustments.

| Mnet

While Twitter has begun to succeed in out to fired staff in an effort to rehire them, there is no such thing as a telling if the employees impacted by these layoffs at Twitter Korea can be reinstated, probably altering how international followers are in a position to vote for Korean awards perpetually.

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