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As job cuts roil tech, workers confront post-boom reality

FILE – A sign at the corporate campus of Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, in Menlo Park, Calif., on Feb. 16, 2022. Meta has plowed billions of dollars into its ‘metaverse’ – just as inflation has soared and investors have begun paying more attention to costs. The combination has been nothing short of disastrous. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times) XNYT141 XNYT141

After years of exuberant growth and hiring, layoffs have burst the bubble of Big Tech inviolability.

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