Twitter has notified employees that the company’s office building is temporarily closed, effective immediately. A message from the BBC informed an employee that the office will reopen on Monday 21st November. The announcement comes amid reports that several employees have quit after new owner Elon Musk asked them to log in or leave for “long hours of intense work.” rice field.
The message continued: “Please continue to comply with company policy by not discussing company confidential information on social media, in the press, or elsewhere.” There are indications that many workers have resigned because they won’t accept Mr. Musk’s new terms. A former Twitter employee who wished to remain anonymous told the BBC: “When the dust clears today, I think there will probably be less than 2,000 people left.” They claimed that everyone on the team was fired. “The manager of this team, his manager has been fired, and the manager of that manager has been fired. there are none left.” Another said he resigned even though he was willing to work late. “I didn’t want to work for someone who emailed me multiple times threatening me that this was just ‘exceptionally tweeps should work’ when I already work 60-70 hours a week,” they said. said.
This week, Musk told a Twitter employee that he had to either commit to working long hours and be “very persistent” or leave the company. In an email to employees, the new owner of the company said employees must agree to a pledge if they want to stay, The Washington Post reported. Those who haven’t signed by Thursday, November 17, will be paid three months’ severance pay, Musk said. The company announced earlier this month that it would cut about 50% of its workforce. Employees tweeted with the hashtag #LoveWhereYouWorked and a salute emoji to indicate they were leaving the company.
Despite the company’s turmoil, Musk tweeted on Friday: “And… we hit an all-time high for Twitter usage lol.” Satirical writer Frank Lesser replied: “A Roman night has never been so brightly lit!” – Nero” – A reference to the Roman emperor who is said to have fiddled with Rome while it was burning. Before Musk took control of Twitter, the company had about 7,500 employees. The company also employs thousands of contract workers, most of whom are reported to have been laid off. The world’s richest man has become Twitter’s chief executive after buying the company for $44 billion (£37 billion) last month. Musk appeared unperturbed by reports that Twitter was about to shut down, tweeting: “I’m not too worried because there are some good people left.” In another post, he tweeted a skull emoji and a meme showing a tombstone with the Twitter logo.