“This will be tough and there’s no way around that.”

Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, said on Tuesday that it planned to lay off about 10,000 employees, or roughly 13 percent of its work force, the latest move to hew to what the company’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has called a “year of efficiency.” Read The New York Times story titled “Meta to Lay Off Another 10,000 Workers.”