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As Tech Industry Cuts Jobs, These Are Some of the Worst Ways to Get Fired

Some of the most infamous involve fire drills, early aughts text messages and pink slips for Christmas.

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Twitter Inc.'s mass layoffs have shocked onlookers and insiders alike, but it’s not the first company — and won’t be the last — to be seen as bungling the messy business of sacking staff.