“Building a successful Twitter 2.0 and succeeding in an increasingly competitive world will require us to be extremely hardcore,” Musk said in an email to Twitter employees.
Washington: Hundreds of Twitter employees have left the troubled social media company following an ultimatum from new boss Elon Musk. Several Twitter offices were closed until Monday following the dismissal, CNBC reported. According to Reuters, 42 percent of 180 people in a survey carried out on the workplace app Blind chose to say goodbye to the company. 25 percent of the participants in the survey reluctantly clicked yes. While only 7% people clicked yes and said I’m hardcore. Note that Workplace App Blind verifies employees worldwide. She authenticates with their work email addresses and allows them to share information anonymously.
“Musk met with some of the top employees and tried to convince them to keep their jobs,” said one current employee and one who recently left the company. However, it is unclear how many employees have decided to stay, but the numbers only highlight the disinterest of people leaving the company. Musk has been quick to fire half of his employees, including Twitter’s top management, in addition to changing the way the company operates. The company informed employees that it would close its offices and cut off access to brands by Monday, according to two sources. Security officials began evicting staff from the office on Thursday evening, one of the sources said. Ice.
Twitter has lost several members of its communications team. They did not respond to requests for comment on the matter. In private conversations with about 50 Twitter employees at Signal, about 40 said they had decided to quit, according to the former employee. About 360 people have joined a new channel called voluntary layoffs, a person with knowledge of the Slack group said. A separate survey on Blind asked employees to estimate what percentage of employees would leave Twitter. More than half of those surveyed estimate that at least 50 percent of the workforce will quit.
Twitter and its internal chat rooms were flooded with blue ticks and greeting emojis on Thursday. This is the second time in two weeks that Twitter employees have quit their jobs in such large numbers. By 6 p.m. ET, more than two dozen Twitter employees in the United States and Europe announced they would be leaving their jobs in public Twitter posts, according to a Reuters report. However, each termination could not be independently verified. “Going forward, building a successful Twitter 2.0 and succeeding in an increasingly competitive world will require us to be extremely tough,” Musk said in an email to Twitter employees Wednesday morning.
Employees were asked to click yes to the email that would be considered those who wanted to work, and those who did not respond by 17.00 on Thursday was no longer with the company and was thrown out of the company. As the deadline approached, a team within Twitter decided to quit en masse. Many unemployed engineers wrote “soft core engineer” or “former hard core engineer” on their Twitter profiles on Thursday.