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‘Live firing’ on Twitter as 60 HMV staff lose their jobs

An upset and dissapointed HMV has kept the stores official Twitter (@hmvtweets) followers informed as they used the stores official Twitter account

The first tweet said, “We are tweeting live from HR where we’re all being fired! Exciting!! hmvXFactorFiring”

The unknown employee continued to tweet, “There are over 60 of us being fired at once! Mass execution, of loyal employees who love the brand. #hmvXFactorFiring”

The rest of the tweets are below, photo belongs to Gigwise

The Twitter account, which has almost 65,000 followers signed off with saying “So really, what have we to lose? It’s been a pleasure folks! Best wishes to you all!”

HMV recently went into administration, but it has been reported Hilco have paid £40 million of HMV’s £120 million debt.