Musk in an e-mail late Wednesday warned staff of “tough instances forward,” with “no option to sugarcoat the message” concerning the financial outlook for the corporate. He ended staff’ potential to work remotely until he personally authorized it.

The billionaire not too long ago lower half of Twitter’s workers and launched dramatic modifications to its subscription guidelines. On Thursday, the modifications resulted in a number of main advertisers getting impersonated by accounts with blue examine marks, indicating verification. 

Earlier Thursday, Twitter’s chief data safety officer, chief privateness officer and chief compliance officer departed, elevating considerations concerning the firm’s potential to maintain its platform safe and adjust to regulatory guidelines. Twitter is at present sure by a consent decree with the Federal Commerce Fee that regulates how the corporate handles consumer information, and may very well be topic to fines for violations.