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We Might Need to Invent a Word for Former Twitter Employees

Can a Fail Whale shed tears?

Despite the growing number of tweets (250 million a day) and ballooning valuation ($8 billion), a brewing exodus at Twitter doesn’t seem to be limited to Fred Wilson and Bijan Sabet’s departure from the company’s board or shuffling in the C-suite.

Fortune.com put together a round-up of some key positions that have left, including former head of communications Sean Garrett the company’s first ever PR hire, Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhury, VP of engineering Mike Abbott, down to Loren Britcher, who created the iOS app Tweetie.

The moves haven’t been lost on recruiters. Betabeat spoke to one last Friday who said Twitter employees’s LinkedIn mailboxes were overloaded in both directions since the CEO switch with Jack Dorsey earlier this year. Read More