Which teams at Meta were most affected by the Nov 2022 layoffs?
Meta's WARN data uniquely contain team names as well as job titles
Facebook/Meta’s layoff in Nov 2022 affected at least 2746 employees and 6 office locations in California. We that Meta’s WARN filings, uniquely among the companies we have seen, contain the name of the teams as well- over 700 team names are listed in the records.
Some preliminary observations:
AI systems and accelerated platforms” team had the most engineers laid off out of all the teams
Almost 1000 of the 2746 recorded layoffs were software engineers of some sort
More layoffs at Instagram than at WhatsApp
See a detailed analysis on the WARNTracker.com blog here: https://warntracker.com/blog/meta-team-analysis