Streaming giant Twitch has reportedly laid off a number of it's employees in an effort to restructure several of its internal divisions.
According to Polygon, it's rumoured that around 30 Twitch employees were let go this month, as the company attempts to realign its focus to benefit its community.
A Twitch representative said in a statement to Polygon that 'Twitch is continuing to grow and advance', and that the company has plans to 'increase our headcount by appproximately 30 per cent'.
Notable leavers from the company included Ben 'Fishstix' Goldhaber, Twitch's now former director of content marketing, and former VP of community and social Justin Wong. The pair announced their departures from Twitch via Twitter.
7 years.— Ben Goldhaber (@FishStix) March 30, 2018
From 25 employees to 1200. 5 million monthly uniques to 100. 0 partnered creators to tens of thousands. Millions of lives changed, hopefully for the better.
It was a pretty good run, I'd say :')
So long, and thanks for all the memes. pic.twitter.com/WIVhGRVnyk— Justin Wong (@JustinWong) March 30, 2018
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