Chinese smart devices maker Xiaomi is facing internal turmoil when on October 11 the official Weibo of its Nanjing flagship store posted a disturbing post that channels staff dissatisfaction over its management, local media is reporting.

“From today, there will be no Nanjing flagship Mi Store any longer. You [probably referring to Mi Store management] are trampling on the bodies our brothers who work for their meager incomes. Xiaomi is no longer the coolest company in my mind,” says the blog (our translation), which also referred to company’s top management such as founder Lei Jun and company president Lin Bin. The post was removed shortly on the same day.

“We found that the microblog is posted by the employee who operates our Weibo account to vent personal resentment. But the reason behind this incident is still under investigation,” the company told local media.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.