Facebook-parent Meta is laying off employees from its metaverse custom silicon unit, according to a news report.
The layoffs affecting Facebook’s Agile Silicon Team or FAST, as known internally in the company, were announced at a Workplace forum, Reuters cited sources as saying.
One of the sources told Reuters the impacted employees would be notified of their status by Wednesday morning without specifying an approximate percentage or number of planned job cuts.
FAST is home to nearly 600 Facebook employees, according to the report. An email sent to the company enquiring about the layoffs and the reason behind them went unanswered.