According to reports, Twitter employees were told that all office buildings were temporarily closed in anticipation of more people leaving the social media company.
Zoe Schiffer, editor-in-chief of the tech website Platformer, tweeted that employees didn’t know the reason for the temporary office closure until Monday, Nov. 21.
Yet in a follow-up tweet, she said: “We’ve heard it’s because Elon Musk and his team fear employees will sabotage the company. Also, they’re still trying to figure out which Twitter employees they need to lay off for access”.
According to reports, it is estimated that the new wave of Twitter employees will be New boss Elon Musk’s ultimatum The employee signs up for “intensive long hours” or leaves.
Mr. Musk has not commented publicly on these latest reports.
Tesla boss’ ultimatum marks yet another shakeup of his Twitter, comes on the heels of acquired the social media platform last month for $44 billion.
On Wednesday, Mr. Musk emailed Twitter employees, saying they had until Thursday to decide whether to stay with the company for grueling hours or accept severance packages of three months’ salary.
To “build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0,” the company needs to be “very stubborn,” he said.
The world’s richest man warned that employees would be considered resigned if they did not click on a link confirming “You want to be part of the new Twitter” by 5 p.m. New York time Thursday.
In a video posted online, a group of people claiming to be Twitter employees are counting down the seconds and saying they are “about to be fired”.
Twitter employees have repeatedly posted the tribute emoji online, which has become a symbol of solidarity for someone leaving the company.
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Mr. Musk’s acquisition has turned Twitter upside down, including the firing of the company’s board and senior executives, the cancellation of remote work and the layoff of half its workforce.
He also announced that Twitter would charge users $8 a month for a blue check mark to verify the authenticity of user accounts.