It seems that major Twitter employees are leaving the ship to work for the competition, or simply other, more challenging, projects. The last one to do so is Kevin Weil, former product head at Twitter, now Instagram’s product head. This change transpired after this weekend’s shift in Twitter’s leading staff.
Twitter once was a technological advancement and the number one social media platform. But things have taken a change for the worse in the last quarters and its stock prices have plummeted and the fans moved on to Facebook, ScapChat and Instagram that seem to be, at present times, better suited to the public’s demands.
This weekend a number of important names left Twitter to go work at other companies or projects, some didn’t announce a new collaboration at all, but they did resign their position at Twitter. Things are not yet clear on this Sunday’s sudden turn of events for the social media giant, Twitter, and there are no official statements on the cause of all these resignations and changes in the company.
It seems that the head of Vine, Jason Toff, has, ironically enough, tweeted that he is leaving Twitter to join the giant Google on its work on virtual reality products and projects. He is one of the few who announced a new career path.
Katie Stanton Jacobs, now former head of all media relations at Titter and Alex Roetter, now former senior VP of engineering have also announced their departure, but did now communicate if they have a position secured by another company, or if they have any other project in the making.
Now Kevin Weil joins the other leaders at Twitter and resigns his position as product head at Twitter to accept the position as product head at Instagram, a branch of Facebook, and the main reason for Twitter’s collapse on the social media market.
At Instagram, Kevin Weil will be under the command of Kevin Systrom, Instagram CEO.
It is not yet clear why twitter employees are leaving the ship, but hopefully, it is not because it is about to sink. Maybe what happened Sunday was a difference of opinions that made the board members reconsider the people in charge of Twitter. But this theory does not match the present CEO at Twitter, Jack Dorsey, official statement, in which he assured the public that the executives that are leaving the company were in no way fired from their positions.
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