Yahoo Fires Thousands

Yahoo on a stormy day

Photo: Yodel Anecdotal

Yahoo fired 2,000 people today.Yahoo employed 14,000 people and thousands more contractors. 

So today was wrenching.

The move is part of new CEO Scott Thompson’s plans to bring “real change” to the company. 

We covered the day live – figuring out which groups were getting culled the most, and telling stories of goodbyes and great Yahoo careers.

Please send us your stories and comments ([email protected]) and/or post them in the comments below.  

We’ll pick up info as it comes in and add it to this post (most recent on top).

If you can take some pictures, please send those along, too. 

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