after thousands employees Twitter left the social media company, and now Elon Musk’s boss is understaffed and looking for any company employees who know how to code.
He sent emails to the Twitter team asking which employees were able to do the technical work. According to a inside In the report, the billionaire asked employees if there was “anyone who actually writes software” that he would ask them to meet with.
“Anyone who actually writes software, please come to the 10th floor at 2pm today,” he wrote in the email sent to staff on Friday. He also said he wanted “a bullet summary of what your code commands have achieved in the past 6 months, along with up to 10 screenshots of the most prominent lines of code”.
Musk tried to cooperate with him those who work from afar. He wrote in another email he quoted from inside. “Only those who don’t have physical access to Twitter HQ or have a family emergency are exempted. It will be these short, technical interviews that allow me to better understand the Twitter tech stack.” read email.
He added that he would appreciate it if the staff flew to San Francisco to meet in person, telling them he would be at headquarters until midnight and “come back again the next morning”.
Aside from the employees Musk fired, several employees at Twitter walked out after Muks said they would either have to go “hardcore” or leave with three months’ severance pay. The nearly 2,000 people at the company have decided to leave rather than stick with the CEO’s “Twitter 2.0.”
Emails are proof of Mess on Twitter since Musk took over this month. The sources, who chose to remain anonymous, told Insider that some departments of the company have no employees at all. The communications department, recruiters, and finance and accounting departments were the hardest hit.
He has taken several controversial steps to launch hashtags such as “#riptwitterExpecting that Twitter will end soon.
Taking advantage of the situation, Koo, the Indian competitor of the microblogging platform, is promoting itself and adding new features to welcome more and more users. India Today reports that the app is improving a bunch of things and convincing not only users but also former Twitter employees to join them.