Elon Musk took over Twitter and announced several interesting developments. Some of the moves did not go well with the team. Elon Musk also announced about the layoffs apart from his controversial calls. He has sent a letter to the staffers and gave them an ultimatum to deliver some hardcore performance. He asked them to leave Twitter if they are really not ready to take up the challenge. Elon Musk posted a question to the staff and asked them to respond before 5 PM as per the New York local time on Thursday. All those who will not respond will be fired by Twitter in the next three months informed Elon Musk. His email gave two options: Extremely hardcore work or three months severance.
Going forward, to build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, we will need to be extremely hardcore. This will mean working long hours at high intensity. Only exceptional performance will constitute a passing grade" told Elon Musk. There are strong reports that the employees have been sleeping on the floor in the office after Elon took over Twitter. Elon Musk in the past announced that he slept on the floor in Tesla and he had a habit of working for 120 hours in a week. Musk said that Twitter will be more engineering-driven in the future. All those who criticized his actions have been fired by Musk.