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After laying off half the workforce, Twitter boss Musk delivers an ultimatum to the rest. Either employees endure overtime or leave.

Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, has promised hard work to the text messaging service’s employees, amid rude announcements and threats of further layoffs. In a memo sent to employees by multiple US media outlets, Musk wrote that “we will have to be extremely tough” for Twitter to be successful in an increasingly competitive world.

This will mean long, high-intensity workdays. Only exceptional performance is considered sufficient.

Elon Musk

Those who do not click on a link confirming that they “want to be a part of the new Twitter” by Thursday evening, New York time, will be deemed terminated. “Whatever you decide, we appreciate your efforts to make Twitter a success,” Musk said.

Twitter restructuring is extremely chaotic

Musk took over Twitter for $44 billion (about €43 billion) at the end of October and immediately fired the top floor. A week later, it laid off about half of its 7,500 employees. Musk’s restructuring of the text messaging service is extremely chaotic.

The richest person in the world postponed its new subscription model with a blue verification symbol until the end of November. Musk was responding to a series of fake profiles on Twitter. Several major companies have suspended ads on the network due to concerns over Twitter’s development.

Source: ZDF

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