According to an email the new owner of Twitter issued to employees, Elon Musk claims that Twitter is fundamentally a software and server firm and requests that staff members decide by Thursday evening whether they want to continue working for the company.
To create “a breakthrough Twitter 2.0,” Musk wrote, personnel “will need to be incredibly dedicated,” and success will require working long hours with high intensity.
Twitter will be much more engineering-driven, with individuals who write “excellent code” making up the majority of the staff, according to Musk, who is also the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX.
The billionaire, who completed the $44 billion acquisition of the San Francisco company in late October, has already fired a significant portion of its full-time staff via email on November 4 and is taking steps to eliminate an untold number of contract jobs for those who are tasked with policing harmful content and misinformation.
According to Musk, the limitations on what users can say on the site will be loosened.
While he has drawn criticism, he has made an effort to reassure users and businesses that advertise on the site that their brands won’t be harmed by being linked to offensive material.
According to Musk, Twitter’s premium service, which awards blue-check “verification” marks to users who pay $8 per month, will restart on November 29.
To ensure the service is “rock solid,” the billionaire tweeted that it would be relaunched later this month.
Musk stated that employees had until 5 p.m. to click “yes” on a link provided in the email if they wished to be a part of the “new Twitter.”
Thursday, Eastern time, to respond to the association. According to the email, employees who don’t respond by then will be terminated after three months.
Musk said whatever choice you pick, I appreciate your work helping Twitter succeed.