Many workers were quick to notice the comments section below the post announcing the change, according to several employees who viewed the post. Just minutes after the changes were announced, employees asked if the company planned to compensate them in new ways, and Meta conducted an employee survey to gauge the changes. How will it affect employees?
Meta executives, who are trying to thread a needle to crack down on misinformation related to the war in Ukraine and facing outright bans from Facebook and Instagram in Russia, seem to have little patience. any ring for questions.
In a tone that some employees have described as belligerent, Meta’s chief technology officer, Andrew Bosworth, staunchly defended some of the changes and mocked the sense of rights displayed in the comments, according to the staff who watched the stream. Mike Schroepfer, outgoing chief technology officer, also wrote in the comments in favor of the changes.
Another employee who worked on the company’s food service team was pushed back even harder, according to two people who viewed the post.
“I can honestly say that when our colleagues stuff three to 10 takeaway boxes full of steak to take home, no one cares about our culture,” the employee said. said, pushing back against assertions from others that the changes would harm the workplace culture Meta. “A decision has been made to try and limit some of the abuse while also eliminating six million takeout boxes.”
It seems that many employees agreed. As of midday on Friday, the employee’s post was the most liked comment on the thread, with hundreds of workers voicing support.
The cessation of laundry and dry cleaning services to employees at Meta’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, ends a famous – if unusual – privilege. The laundry service is operated by a third party, offers free pick-up and drop-off around campus, and is intended to “make people’s lives easier,” according to a 2020 interview with a female developer. Facebook spokesperson.
One employee, when asked to comment on the changes, texted back, “Can’t talk, washing clothes.”