Snapchat to lay off about 100 engineers

Published: March 8, 2018
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A billboard displays the logo of Snapchat above Times Square in New York March 12, 2015. 
PHOTO: REUTERS

A billboard displays the logo of Snapchat above Times Square in New York March 12, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS

Snapchat parent Snap is laying off nearly 10 per cent of its engineering team, or about 100 people, CNBC reported on Wednesday.

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The layoffs would be Snap’s largest yet and the first to affect its engineers, CNBC said.

Snap declined to comment when contacted by Reuters.

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Business news website Cheddar, which earlier reported the layoffs on Wednesday, said the cuts would be announced internally within a week.

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