#HMV: "We're All Being Fired. Exciting!!"

Written by Oonagh Reidy     01/02/2013 | 02:42 | Category: MUSIC & VIDEO

Cheeky HMV staff tweet on the job

#HMV:



@hmvtweets: A HMV UK staffer irked at the decision to fire 190 employees, took to the social network to articulate their anger at the "mass execution".

The music store went into administration last month.

"We're tweeting live from HR. We're all being fired! Exciting!!" one HMV staffer wrote on @hmvtweets, the official company Twitter account yesterday.

"There are over 60 of us being fired at once! Mass execution of loyal employees who love the brand."

'Just overheard our Marketing Director (he's staying, folks) ask "How do I shut down Twitter" the HMV staffer tweeted later on. 

However, the cheeky tweets mysteriously disappeared from the official HMV Twitter account and is currently nowhere to be seen.

@ hmvtweets wrote the following in a bid to cover up the embarrassing PR gaffe.

"One of our departing colleagues was understandably upset. We're still here thou, thx for supporting hmv thro these challenging times"

Breaking News

  • WD Raids NAS Market With Fast New 6TB Drive

    WD Raids NAS Market With Fast New 6TB Drive
    Western Digital has launched two new 5TB and 6TB "WD Red" HDDs and new "WD Red Pro" HDDs specifically designed for NAS storage devices, offering big improvements to overall drive performance and reliability consumer HDDs can never match.

  • Samsung Smart TV 2014 Review

    Samsung Smart TV 2014 Review
    The battle to deliver a new level of functionality has been stepped up by all manufacturers during the past year. Hisense has its Google capability, LG its new webOS software, so where is Samsung who via their Smart TV software set new standards for online TV platform sophistication in 2013.