Twitter’s new owner also announced that from now on the company will focus more on engineering and that programmers will make up the majority of the workforce and have the greatest influence.
Elon Musk gave an ultimatum to the workers of TwitterOffers them a choice of two options: Commit to working long and extremely difficult hours, or leave the company with three months’ severance pay.
The owner of the social network sent an email to employees, published by various specialized media, in which he announced that to create Twitter 2.0 it would be necessary to “work many hours at high intensity” and that only those who offer “extraordinary performance” they Will cut
“If you are sure you want to be part of the new Twitter, please click yes on the link below”message, which adds a link to a form that each employee can fill out.
“Anyone who hasn’t done it by 5 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) You will get compensation for three months.Adds musk.
The new owner of Twitter also announced this in the message. The company is going to focus more on engineering from now on and programmers will make up the majority of the workforce and have the biggest impact.
“At bottom, Twitter is a software and server companySo I guess it makes sense,” says the businessman.
Musk has already made significant reductions in the social network’s workforce, where he fired nearly half of the company’s roughly 7,500 employees just days after taking control.
In recent times, Billionaire It has also fired several employees who questioned some of its statements about operating Twitter through the social network itself.
Musk’s chaotic arrival at the company includes the announcement—and subsequent return— New services like payment verification, which allows anyone paying $8 a month to keep the blue symbol Which so far identified the relevant accounts whose identity had been verified.
Amid criticism, and after users used this option to impersonate companies and personalities, Twitter Temporarily stopped this new serviceTwitter Blue, which initially said it would relaunch later this week.
Late Tuesday, Musk announced that the Twitter Blue relaunch was being pushed back to November 29 to make sure it went strong.