Why is Twitter closing its office until Monday? Why are employees leaving Twitter?
Elon Musk Employees were given an “ultimatum” to be “very stubborn” and either work long hours or leave! !
Hundreds of Twitter employees are estimated to be leaving the struggling social media company as new boss Elon Musk issues an ultimatum to employees to work “intensive long hours” or leave.
early Wednesday, musk Sent an email to the Twitter staff.
“Looking ahead, we’ll need to be very stubborn to build a groundbreaking Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world,” said.
The email asks staff to click “Yes” if they want to stay.Those who do not reply by 5pm
ET on Thursday will be deemed to have resigned and given severance pay, the email said.
As deadlines loom, employees scramble to figure out what to do.
In a poll conducted on workplace app Blind, which verifies employees by their work email addresses and allows them to share information anonymously.
42% of the 180 respondents selected the “opt out option and I’m free!”
A quarter of respondents said they “reluctantly” chose to stay with the company, and only 7% said they “chosen to stay, I’m a diehard.”
The company notified employees Thursday night that it would close offices and cut off badge access until Monday.
According to two sources. Security agents have begun pushing employees out of the office, one source said.
musk took Twitter Later on Thursday, he said he was not worried about resigning because “the best people stay”.
The billionaire boss added amid the mass resignations that Twitter usage has hit record highs.
Our Twitter usage is at an all-time high…” he said in a tweet, without elaborating.
And… our Twitter usage is at an all-time high lol
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 18, 2022
Twitter, which has lost many members of its communications team, did not respond to a request for comment.
platform stability issues
Musk is meeting with some senior employees to try to convince them to stay.
A current employee and a recently departed employee kept in touch with Twitter colleagues.
The departures include many of the engineers tasked with fixing bugs and preventing service interruptions.
Questioning the stability of the platform in the face of employee turnover.
On Thursday night, the version of the Twitter app used by employees started to slow down.
He estimated that the public version of Twitter was at risk of crashing overnight, according to a person familiar with the matter.