Twitter closes its offices amid a mass exodus of workers
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The social network Twitter has closed its offices this Thursday after hundreds of employees have chosen to leave the company by refusing to work more hours under threat of dismissal by tycoon Elon Musk, who bought the platform at the end of October.

The company has made the decision due to fear that some workers “could sabotage the social network”, asking the employees who were present to will leave the offices until next Monday, November 21CNN has reported.

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In addition to the closure of its headquarters, Twitter has closed access to internal communication tools and the company’s devices in the hands of the workers, just as it did a few weeks ago when laying off 50 percent of the workforce.

This intense worker resignation comes after billionaire Elon Musk gave them an ultimatum to commit to working “extremely hard.” in the company or leave, urging them to make a decision before 5:00 p.m. (local time) this Thursday.

At that time, hundreds of workers have been fired through the internal communication tools of Twitteraccepting the offer of Musk to receive three months salary if they chose to leave their post, according to the aforementioned chain.

Faced with this situation, fear has grown among users of the social network that it will finally closeas predicted by some former employees of the company, who have stated that there is no minimum number of engineers in charge of any of the critical systems, which could cause the platform to stop working at some point.

One of the employees who has decided to reject Musk’s ultimatum has detailed to CNN his reasons why he preferred to stop working at the company, assuring that he does not want to stay to build “a product that is being poisoned inside and out.”

“People don’t want to sacrifice their mental health and family life to make the richest man in the world richer”has affirmed another employee, consulted by CNN.

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