A photo depicts Twitter employees protesting Elon Musk's recent layoffs.
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Social media users have recently circulated a photo purportedly showing Twitter employees protesting Elon Musk's recent layoffs.
Misbar investigated the claim and found it misleading.
The circulating photo has been digitally altered.
2013 Pride Parade in Winnipeg
The circulating photo has been digitally altered from a photo taken in 2013 at a Pride parade in Winnipeg, Canada.
In contrast to the viral photo attributed to Musk, the original photo banner features the text in the original photo below.
On June 2, 2013, the Manitoba Legislative Building served as the starting point for the 2013 Winnipeg Pride Parade.
Did Twitter Employees Protest Elon Musk?
Elon Musk has fired half of Twitter's 8,000 employees in his first week as CEO.
On October 24, 2022, Twitter employees circulated an open letter protesting Elon Musk's plan to fire 75% of the workforce.
On the other hand, there were no reports that Twitter employees recently protested publicly against Elon Musk.
Elon Musk’s Twitter Acquisition
The fabricated photo circulated online following Elon Musk's Twitter purchase.
In response to Musk's $44 billion Twitter acquisition, a wave of misinformation and fabricated claims erupted online.
Misbar debunked numerous fabricated videos and photos attributed to Musk.