Earon Mask suddenly dismissed about 50 Twitter engineers who came with `` hardcore '', and some people were told that `` the code is not satisfactory ''

by Thomas Hawk

It is reported that Elon Musk, who became CEO of Twitter, strongly pushed the layoff of employees, and the number of employees at the company decreased sharply from 7,500 to 2,700 in just three weeks. After that, at the company-wide meeting held on November 21, 2022, Mr. Mask announced that he had completed the layoffs, but it was found that some new employees were starting to be additionally dismissed. .

Twitter's ongoing cruel treatment of software engineers - The Pragmatic Engineer

On the eve of November 24, 2022, the American holiday `` Thanksgiving '', some Twitter engineers received a dismissal notification email because `` the code is not satisfactory. This is allegedly based on a 'code review' requested by Musk some time ago. The engineer will be asked to sign a separation agreement and a waiver of claims, receive four weeks' salary, and must leave the company.

However, Gergely Orosz, a news writer who conveyed this information, said, 'It's like a slap, it's a very cruel act.' This is because, the week before the dismissal notice, Mr. Musk asked employees to participate in the new internal system 'Twitter 2.0', which requires 'hardcore' labor, and those who do not agree to ' He was dismissed after receiving three months' salary. For this reason, only those who agreed to the new system remained on Twitter at the time of writing the article. Even though those who were laid off had announced they would follow Mr. Musk, their retirement benefits were lower than those who did not agree with the regime. According to Orosz, about 50 newly dismissed employees are expected.

Some of the dismissed employees worked as engineers for more than four years, and this person complained , ``I got a work visa and came to work, so I need to find a new job as soon as possible.'' was . In addition, Ihara Ikuhiro, an engineer who launched and released a project to expand Twitter's character limit from 140 characters to 280 characters, has also been dismissed.

In response to the sudden dismissal commotion, some users sarcastically tweeted, `` So you fired the person who wrote the code you don't understand .'' In addition, there are speculations such as ' Ignore the code completely and just hire the employee you like the most ' or 'Just look at the superficial code and do not consider the achievements etc. ' increase.

According to Alex Heath of overseas media The Verge, some of the engineers who did not receive the dismissal notice received a warning email asking them to ``restore trust and show their contribution to the team.'' That's what I'm talking about. In addition, Mr. Heath said that the engineer received a notice to 'send a code sample by e-mail every week.'

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