A Twitter employee who works in “brand safety” with a history of making derogatory and racist posts against white people is leaving the company.
“[T]oday was my last day at the bird app,” said a post from Maie Aiyed from an account that is verified as being affiliated with Twitter.
The account has now limited who can see their posts, so we could not embed their tweet.
However, the tweet did not specify a reason for the departure.
“I feel so lucky to have been part of something so special,” the tweet added, followed by the hashtag “#LoveWhereYouWorked.”
As The Daily Wire reported:
The announcement came around the time that news broke that Ella Irwin, the head of Twitter’s trust and safety department, had resigned — all while Twitter restricted the launch of The Daily Wire’s hit documentary “What Is A Woman?” on the platform Thursday evening.
As of press time, there was no confirmation that the departures were related in any way, but users quickly began looking through old posts from Aiyed that showed a history of making comments that are dismissive of white people.
“There are so many people that don’t have people speaking for them’ ya like black people, trans people, Muslim people WHO +,” Aiyed said in one post in 2017, responding to a tweet that has since been deleted.
“Wouldn’t even GET the platform you had even if they worked twice as hard, so..rest assured, white men are represented. In ALL their views,” Aiyed added.
“[W]hite ppl eat half a shawarma wrap and be like AH LAAN! SHOE is mak . like, wtf, does that even mean, Mark? ur still not invited to the hummus,” Aiyed tweeted that same year.
“[W]hite people act like flossing is a personality trait lmfao,” Aiyed tweeted in 2018. “[W]hite guys think buying Elvis memorabilia is a suitable substitute for a personality lmao,” said another post.
The user has now limited who can see their posts, so the tweets cannot be seen.
However, here are some quotes from the tweets:
“White people who use their privilege to deconstruct the system and elevate the voices of people of color.”
“This underhanded fast pitch at the white male patriarchy, this is what I like to wake up to”
A much broader view indicates Aiyed has roots in Egypt, and regularly tweets about video games and other topics.
According to a LinkedIn profile, Aiyed has worked as a program manager for Brand Safety Partnerships at Twitter since March 2022, which precedes Elon Musk’s takeover.