Huawei Demoted and Cut the Pay of Two Employees for Tweeting From an iPhone

The incident “caused damage to the Huawei brand.”

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Huawei demoted two employees and cut their pay after tweeting from the company’s handle on an iPhone. According to Bloomberg, a memo from the company’s corporate senior vice president Chen Lifang stated the occurrence “caused damage to the Huawei brand.”

Not only were the two employees responsible demoted, but they will also suffer a $728 USD monthly pay cut while one of them will have a frozen pay rank for the next year. It was also stated in the memo the incident occurred because the agency, Sapient, the Chinese company uses experienced VPN issues with its PC. The memo continued to state that “the incident exposed flaws in our processes and management.” The now-deleted tweet was mocked on Twitter and publications, with its replacement tweet sent by “Twitter Media Studio” is being mocked as well.

In other tech news, Apple’s profit warning caused a steep fall in shares.

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