Twitter informed its employees that it is temporarily closing its offices with immediate effect. For weeks, the company owned by Elon Musk told its employees that offices would reopen on Monday, November 21, according to an internal message seen by some US media, without specifying the reasons why it had to take it. Decision. Decision.
According to CincoDías, following the announcement a large number of employees have decided to leave the company, as Magnates threatened to fire them if they did not work “long hours at high intensity”. Musk said he was determined to impose the harsh work culture of the rest of his companies, including Tesla and SpaceX, on Twitter.
According to CNN, Twitter may have taken hard decision to close offices for fear that some workers “They can sabotage social networks”, For this reason, in addition to the above measure, the company has also shut down internal communication tools and employees’ access to company equipment, just as it did a day before announcing that it would shut down half of the template. Still working. ,
The workers’ march came before a deadline Musk had set for them to sign their agreement to working conditions. In an email to the workforce, Twitter’s new owner told workers He had to commit to an “extremely tough” work culture and said that those who do not register before Thursday, November 17, will receive three months’ severance pay.
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Many employees are tweeting using the #loveWhereYouWorked hashtag and greeting emoji to show they are leaving the company. “I estimate that when the dust settles today, there will probably be less than 2,000 people left. [en Twitter]”, a former worker has assured the BBC. Another message on Twitter from a man who identified himself as an engineer on the social network said: “Engineering DM to Elon Musk. Subject: Goodbye.” There are message threads on social networks with dozens of messages from employees.
Before Twitter was acquired by Musk, the platform had approximately 7,500 employees; A few days later, and after sharp cuts in workers imposed by the tycoon, it remained at around 3,700. Now, the exact number of those who survived is unknown.
After paying $44,000 million, leaving more workers in Musk’s hands adds to the uncertainty about the future of the platform. Fears grow of social network collapse, As there is not enough number of engineers in charge of some critical systems, due to which the platform may stop working. According to reports, one employee said, “I cannot stress enough how paralyzing everything is.” financial Times,