Musk celebrates new Twitter usage high as engineers flee company

Twitter decided to abruptly shut its offices on Thursday after many employees reacted negatively to Musk’s ultimatum of either staying for a new “hardcore” work environment or leaving with three months’ severance

Uncertainty hangs over Twitter’s ability to continue normal operations. Picture:

Elon Musk tweeted out an upbeat message saying the company beat its all-time high in usage late Thursday, on a day when many employees decided to leave the company.

It was the second time in a week that the social network set a record, according to Musk, who said it hit its highest-ever number of daily active users on November 11. In another message posted this week, the billionaire - who hasn’t given himself a ...