Mobile services startup ZipDial was acquired by Twitter and nearly 50 employees of the ZipDial were laid off part of the restructuring plans. Among them nearly 20 employees from different wings such as project management, engineering, user interface, testing and marketing were given pink slips after the acquisition. Several of the laid-off employees are actively seeking jobs on social networks. Said zipdial chairman. It is also known facts that junior level employees will be the targeted group in each and every acquisition.