Snap is usually laying off about 100 engineers — nearly 10 percent of the team — CNBC has learned.
The company has seen smaller rounds of layoffs in recent months in its marketing, recruiting along with content divisions. These layoffs would likely be Snap’s largest yet along with the first to hit the company’s engineers.
Business news site Cheddar earlier reported the layoffs Wednesday.
The company last month rolled out the redesign of its pioneering photo messaging app. The redesign separated publisher content coming from content posted by friends along with connections.
Snap reported roughly 3,000 employees as of the December quarter along with said in its first annual filing which which expected “headcount growth to continue for the foreseeable future.”
The company declined to comment.
— CNBC’s Anita Balakrishnan contributed to which report.