While Twitter has a loyal user base, this base is exceptionally small when compared with the other social media giants. New CEO Jack Dorsey is expected to have a tough road ahead of him.
"The move comes as Twitter looks to refocus and keep expenses down. New permanent CEO Jack Dorsey just announced Twitter was laying off 8% of its staff on Tuesday. But based on how much Kordestani was making at Google, it may have cost Twitter a pretty penny to get him to come on board."