Layoffs in the big technology companies. Interview in the TVE news

Spanish Television News

The big technology companies in Silicon Valley have announced in recent months major layoffs. The last to do so has been Google, which will lay off 6% of the workforce, and Spotify will also do the same. They are joined by other firms that announced cuts in recent weeks, Microsoft and Amazon, as well as Twitter and Meta, which already made them public at the end of 2022.

Telediario de Televisión Española echoes the news and has the impressions of Manuel Moreno, director of and expert in social networks:

Other interviews in the TVE news program.

This is not the first time we have participated in the TVE news program, where we usually comment on technological news.

January 2023. The historic fine of 390 million euros that the European Union has imposed on Meta for not obtaining explicit permission from Facebook and Instagram users to show them targeted advertising has been analyzed by Manuel Moreno, director of and expert in social networks, in the Telediario of Televisión Española (TVE), as you can see here:

November 2022. Finally, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the social network Twitter. The executive, who earlier this month had acquired 9.2% of the platform, had launched 10 days ago a hostile takeover bid to buy the company, which was initially opposed by the Board of Directors.

What has changed and why has an agreement now been reached? Last night Televisión Española’s Telediario did a news piece explaining the acquisition and in which it made a interview with Manuel Moreno, social media expert and director of unravel the particularities of what is, to date, the biggest purchase in the history of technology.

If you missed the piece, you can now do so here:

Musk will shell out $44 billion for the social network. Of this, $25.5 billion will come from his own fortune, while the rest will be provided by investment and financing firms that have already shown their support for the executive, including Morgan Stanley.

The acquisition process is expected to be completed before the end of 2022 and is expected to bring major changes to the management and operation of the social network. We will have to see what new measures the executive will take when he has full control over the platform.

For the time being, he has already stated his intention to turn it into a space where freedom of expression prevails, and has pledged to fight spam, bots and misinformation on the platform. However, he has not indicated how this fight to eradicate an evil that affects most social platforms and that has no easy solution at the moment.

-April 2022. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has made a hostile takeover bid to acquire 100% of Twitter’s shares. The executive had already acquired 9.2% of the shares 10 days ago and now intends to buy the entire company.

Such important information has been the subject of a report broadcasted by the Telediario of Televisión Española in which it is has interviewed Manuel Moreno, expert in social networks and director of If you could not see the news, here is his video:

March 2022.- Long before the day of an important soccer match, social networks begin to heat up the atmosphere and in them the fans of one team or the other face each other in a match in which instead of goals, comments, interactions, responses, memes… are scored…

Real Madrid and Futbol Club Barcelona have been confronting each other on social networks for days now.

This has been happening for days before the celebration of the Clasico of La Liga of Spanish professional soccer, which will face Real Madrid and Barcelona tonight at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Before the ball begins to roll in the Madrid coliseum, it has been rolling around the social networks for days.

But…Which team does “better” in social networks?? This is the question posed by Televisión Española’s Telediario, which has relied on Manuel Moreno, director of and expert in social networks, to produce a piece in which both teams face each other, but instead of on the pitch, on the 2.0 terrain.

If you have not been able to watch the video of the report, you can now do so here:

March 2022.- The main social networks and technology companies have reacted -with uneven strength- to the invasion of Russia by Ukraine. A week after the start of the armed conflict, companies such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, TikTok and Apple, among many others, have taken economic measures and also to protect the privacy of their users.

But… are they enough? This is the question posed by a report produced by the Spanish Television (TVE) news program in which Manuel Moreno, director of, is interviewed. If you didn’t have the chance to see it, you can now do so here:

-October 2021. Facebook experienced one of the biggest crashes in its history. For more than six hours, all of its services (Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and OculusVR, among others) were inaccessible or presented operational problems.

The error caused. more than 3.5 billion people in the world. -the number of users of all the applications in the Facebook family- experienced problems when trying to access their social networks or the most widely used instant messaging program in the world, WhatsApp.

This left almost half of the world’s population incommunicado, who during those six hours had to look for other ways to get in touch with family, friends, co-workers… with applications such as Telegram or social networks such as Twitter being the most benefited from the transfer of users.

All this news has been picked up by the Telediario de Televisión Española (TVE) newscast. in a piece that was broadcasted in yesterday’s news and in which Manuel Moreno, expert in social networks and director of, is interviewed, who assesses the reasons for the fall recorded in Mark Zuckerberg’s social networks.

If you were not able to watch the news on the Spanish Television News, you can now do it here:

January 2021. The Spanish Television (TVE) news last night dedicated a news piece to talk about ClubHouse, the audiochat social network that has attracted all the attention in recent weeks. Despite being an application still in beta phase, which can only be accessed by invitation and is only available for mobile devices with iOS operating system, it has become the first social boom of 2021.

To talk about the social network, which has added more than 600,000 users in recent weeks, the public television news program featured statements by Manuel Moreno, an expert in social networks and director of TreceBits. If you were unable to watch the piece, you can now do so here:


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