Elon Musk sends another controversial email to Twitter employees

Musk sends controversial email to Twitter employees
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The well-known CEO of Tesla and new owner of Twitter Inc., Elon Muskto send a controversial email to employees that were left after mass layoff of staff for the first time late on Wednesday, where they banned remote work and the days off.

“I’m sorry this is my first email for the entire company, but there is no way to sugarcoat the message,” he said. Musk, about the economic outlook and how it would affect an advertising-dependent company like Twitter. Furthermore, according to the email reviewed by Bloomberg News, the new ruleseffective immediately, will require employees to be in the office at least 40 hours a week.

Elon Musk sends controversial email to Twitter employees

Twitter has been in charge of about two weeks Muskand in this short time he has accomplished many things, one of the most important has been the fired almost half of the workers and most of the management team. In addition, it has raised the price of the Twitter Blue subscription to $8 and added user verification.

In the mail, Musk told his employees that he wants subscriptions to account for half of Twitter’s revenue. This is because “without significant subscription revenue, there is a good chance that Twitter will not survive the next economic juncture.”

Before Musk took over, Twitter had established a permanent work-from-anywhere arrangement for its workers, many of whom had had to start the remote work due to the pandemic.


This was one of the first topics of the meeting that the businessman had with Twitter staff after announcing the company’s purchase agreement at the beginning of the year. At the time, he expressed that he was against remote work and that he would only grant exceptions on a case-by-case basis, as he is currently doing.

Musk sends controversial email to Twitter employees
Musk sends controversial email to Twitter employees

In addition to that, it has eliminated the “days off” from Twitter staff calendars, a monthly company-wide day off introduced during the pandemic period. This represented another sign of the impatience of Musk with the work culture that had been managing the platform.

Musk told employees: “The road ahead of us is arduous and will require hard work to succeed”. In another email, he added that “in the coming days, the top priority is to find and suspend any verified bots/trolls/spam.”

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