Twitter erased the memory of the computers of its employees laid off by order of Elon Musk in the United Kingdom

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Members of the task force claimed that the information was deleted “remotely” while they slept and their access to the Slack messaging platforms was revoked and Gmail

Twitter deleted the memory of the computers of its employees laid off by order of Elon Musk in the United Kingdom

The new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk

The Twitter workers in the UKare in great uncertainty over whether they will lose their jobs after a wave of more than 3,700 redundancies b>by Elon Musk in all the offices of the social network in the world, after buying the company for 44 billion dollars.

Former employees in the United StatesThey have already sued the company for the layoffs, which, according to the employees, were carried out without prior notice, thus violating federal law and California.

< p class="paragraph">As for the UK, the platform has offices in London and Manchester, and this Friday all employees are expected to receive an email with the subject “Your function on Twitter” at 4:00 in the afternoon local time, as published by the local media, The Daily Mail.

Members of the work team in Great Britain, claimed that the information on their computers was “remote wiped” while they slept and their access to the Slack and Gmail messaging platforms was revoked.

Chris Younie, who used to work for Twitter in the entertainment area, said in a post that, “This doesn't look promising. I can't sign in to emails. Mac won't turn on. But I am so thankful that this is happening at 3am. I really appreciate the thoughtfulness of the guys on the time front…”

Twitter erased the memory of the computers of its employees fired by order of Elon Musk in the UK

Tweet from a Twitter worker in the UK

Simon Balmain, who was a senior manager at the company in the UK, said he believed he had been fired after being logged out of his computer and Slack.

Twitter wiped the memory of the computers of its employees laid off by order of Elon Musk in the United Kingdom

Twitter workers can't access their computers

“Everyone got an email saying there was going to be a big reduction in the number of employees, and then about an hour later people started to remotely wipe their laptops and revoke access to Slack and Gmail,” the former employee told the BBC.

Twitter wiped the memory of the computers of its employees laid off by order of Elon Musk in the United Kingdom

The worker's screen from Twitter when he found out he didn't have access to Gmail

“Most people in the UK are probably asleep and don't know it yet. I was mostly working LA hours due to the projects I was on, so I was still awake when it happened,” Balmain wrote.

Former Twitter employees used the platform itself to communicate the radical way in which they were fired,

“I feel sorry for anyone who has not been fired. Elon will take down those left with his wild ideas. Any kind of Twitter we knew before is dead,” said an employee who identified himself as James.

Twitter wiped the memory of the computers of its employees laid off by order of Elon Musk in the UK

Tweet from a former Twitter worker

Twitter It said its offices will be temporarily closed and all staff access and credentials will be suspended to “help ensure the security of each employee, as well as Twitter's systems and customer data.”

< p class="paragraph">Some witnesses claimed that Twitter's headquarters in London was empty this morning.

Twitter wiped the memory of the computers of its employees laid off by order of Elon Musk in the United Kingdom

People pass by to the building that contains Twitter's UK headquarters in central London, Great Britain

The lights are on, but all the desks are empty in the building located in Piccadilly Circus. While security staff said they had no instructions to deny staff entry.

“If you are in an officena or on the way to an office, return home,” said the memo communicated by the social network, as reported by The Daily Mail.

“ In an effort to put Twitter on a healthy path, we will go through the difficult process of downsizing our global workforce on Friday.

“We recognize that this will affect a number of individuals who have made valuable contributions to Twitter, but unfortunately this action is necessary to guarantee the success of the company in the future.”

“We recognize that this is an incredibly challenging experience, whether or not you are impacted,” the email read.

A Twitter logo can be seen through a window at Twitter UK headquarters in central London, Great Britain

Employers in San Francisco< /b>, they received an email on Thursday advising that before 4:00 p.m. GMT on Friday they will have a notification informing them whether or not they will continue with the company, according to the US media.

According to the British newspaper Financial Times, the businessman also aims to require face-to-face work at the office starting this Monday, which would reverse Twitter's current policy, which allows employees to work from anywhere.

Late last week, the South African-born tycoon overhauled the internet giant's management team and fired executives, including chief of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, while incorporating a small group of advisers from e trust, including his personal attorney Alex Spiro.