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Layoffs at Big Tech. TVE newscast interview

Big tech companies in Silicon Valley have announced major layoffs in recent months. The latest to do so was Google, which will lay off 6% of its workforce, and Spotify will do the same as well. They are joined by other companies that have reported cuts in recent weeks, Microsoft and Amazon, as well as Twitter and Meta, which already made them public at the end of 2022.

The Spanish newscast echoes the news and has the impressions of Manuel Moreno, director of TreceBits.com and social media expert:

Other TVE news interviews

This isn’t the first time we’ve taken part in TVE’s newscast, where we usually comment on high-profile tech news.

January 2023. The historic fine of 390 million euros that the European Union imposed on Meta for not having obtained the explicit authorization of Facebook and Instagram users to show them targeted advertisements has been analyzed by Manuel Moreno, director of TreceBits.com and social media expert. , on the Spanish television news (TVE), as you can see here:

November 2022. Finally, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the social network Twitter. The leader, who had acquired 9.2% of the platform at the beginning of the month, had launched a hostile takeover bid 10 days ago to buy the company, which the board of directors had initially opposed.

What has changed and why has an agreement now been reached? Last night, the Televisión Española newscast did an informative article in which the acquisition was explained and in which it made a interview with Manuel Moreno, social media expert and director of TreceBits.comto unveil the details of what is, to date, the biggest tech purchase in history.

If you couldn’t see the part, you can now do it here:

Musk will shell out $44 trillion for the social network. Of these, 25,500 million will come from his own fortune, while the rest will be provided by investment and finance companies which have already shown their support for the leader, including Morgan Stanley.

The acquisition process is expected to be completed before the end of 2022 and significant changes will take place in the management and operation of the social network. We will have to see the new measures that the manager will take when he has full control over the platform.

For now, she has already expressed her intention to make it a space where free speech prevails, and she has promised to fight spam, bots and misinformation on the platform. However, he did not indicate how this fight will unfold to eradicate an evil that affects most social platforms and for which there is no simple solution at the moment.

-April 2022. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has launched a hostile takeover bid to take over 100% of Twitter shares. The manager had already acquired 9.2% of the shares 10 days ago and now intends to buy the company in its entirety.

This important information was the subject of a report broadcast by the Spanish television news in which interviewed Manuel Moreno, social media expert and director of TreceBits.com. If you could not see the news, here we leave your video:

March 2022.- Long before the day of the celebration of an important football match arrives, social networks begin to heat the atmosphere and in them the fans of one team and the other compete in a match in which comments are scored instead of goals. , interactions, responses, memes…

This has been happening for days before the celebration of the Clásico of the Spanish Professional Football League, which will face Real Madrid and Barcelona tonight at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. Before the ball started rolling in the Coliseum in Madrid, it rolled around on social media for days.

But…which team is “most successful” on social media? This was proposed by the Telediario de Televisión Española, which relied on Manuel Moreno, director of TreceBits.com and expert in social networks, to produce a play in which the two teams face each other, but instead from in the field, on the ground 2.0.

If you weren’t able to see the video of the report, you can now do so here:

March 2022.- Major social media and tech companies reacted — with varying force — to Ukraine’s invasion of Russia. A week after the start of the armed conflict, companies such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, TikTok and Apple, among many others, have taken economic measures and also to protect the privacy of their users.

But… are they enough? This is what a report prepared by the Telediario de Televisión Española (TVE) proposes, in which Manuel Moreno, director of TreceBits.com, is interviewed, and that if you have not had the opportunity to see it, you can now do it here:

-October 2021. Facebook has experienced one of the biggest crashes in its history. For more than six hours, all of its services (Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and OculusVR, among others) were inaccessible or malfunctioned.

The error caused more than 3.5 billion people worldwide -the number of users of all applications in the Facebook family- will encounter problems when trying to access their social networks or the most used instant messaging program in the world, WhatsApp.

This left almost half of the world’s population incommunicado, who during those six hours had to find other ways to get in touch with family, friends, colleagues… being applications such as Telegram or social networks such as Twitter that have benefited the most from the transfer of users.

All this news was collected by the Spanish Television Newscast (TVE) in a piece that aired in yesterday’s news and in which Manuel Moreno, social media expert and director of TreceBits.com, is interviewed, which assesses the reasons for the recorded fall in Mark Zuckerberg’s social networks.

If you couldn’t see news from Televisión Española, you can now do so here:

January 2021. The Spanish television news (TVE) devoted an informative article last night to talk about ClubHouse, the audio chat social network that has been attracting all eyes in recent weeks. Although it is an application still in beta phase, accessible only by invitation and only available for mobile devices with the iOS operating system, it has become the first social “boom” of 2021.

To talk about the social network, which has added more than 600,000 users in recent weeks, public television information has had statements by Manuel Moreno, social network expert and director of TreceBits. If you couldn’t see the part, you can now do it here:

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