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When Your Layoff Has a Hashtag

Hung Truong, who remembers feeling relieved after sharing online about his layoff from Lyft at the start of the pandemic, at his home in Seattle, Nov. 8, 2022. As Twitter, Meta and other companies that helped create a culture of more workplace transparency slash their work forces, some laid off employees are very publicly using those social media platforms to critique their former employers. (Grant Hindsley/The New York Times)

Losing your job was once a very personal experience, but now it's public information shared by thousands.

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