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Chaos continues to reign at Twitter following Musk ultimatum, worker exodus

DEGREES IN MOST OF THE BAY. LET'S SEE WHAT THE REST OF THE FORECAST IS IN A FEW MINUTES. BACK TO YOU. >>> FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WAS SUPPOSED TO BE BANNED FROM TWITTER FOR LIFE. THIS ONLY LASTED A COUPLE YEARS. TWITTER IS NOW UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP AND THE CEO ELON MUSK IS WELCOMING THE FORMER PRESIDENT BACK. HE RELEASED THE RESULTS OF AN ONLINE POLL ABOUT THE PRESIDENT. OR THAN 15 MILLION VOTES CAME IN, 52% ARE IN FAVOR OF RESTORING THE PRESIDENT'S ACCOUNT. MUSK SAID THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN, TRUMP WILL BE REINSTATED. >> Reporter: THE FORMER ACCOUNT HAD BEEN BLOCKED SINCE THE JANUARY 6 ATTACK ON THE CAPITAL. >>> IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN HOW ADVERTISERS WILL REACT TO THE NEWS AND IF IT WILL HELP OR HURT TWITTER.

KPIX 5 SPOKE WITH A FORMER EMPLOYEE AND TECH EXPERTS ABOUT WHAT COMES NEXT. >> Reporter: TWITTER'S OFFICES INCLUDING ITS HEADQUARTERS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL MONDAY DAY AMID MORE CHAOS AND RESIGNATIONS OVER THE WEEKEND. JUSTINE WORKED FOR TWITTER FOR THREE YEARS. THIS WAS BEFORE BEING LAID OFF ALONG WITH NEARLY HALF THE STAFF EARLIER THIS MONTH. >> THE CULTURE UNDER ELON MUSK WAS DEFINITELY A CULTURE OF FEAR AND UNCERTAINTY. IT DEALT WITH ANXIETY. >> Reporter: SHE IS PART OF A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE COMPANY. >> I HAVE SEEN SYSTEM START TO FEEL ALREADY. I EXPECT TO SEE SMALLER THINGS BREAK AND THEN SLOWLY BIGGER THINGS START TO BREAK ESPECIALLY WITH ALL THE EXPERTISE THAT WENT OUT THE DOOR. WE HAD THOUSANDS OF ENGINEERS AND DOES NOT LIKE THEY WERE SITTING AROUND TWIDDLING THEIR THUMBS.

>> Reporter: MUST GAVE THE REMAINING EMPLOYEES AN ULTIMATUM, COMMIT TO BEING PART OF THE NEW EXTREMELY HARD-CORE TWITTER AS IN WORKING LONGER HOURS AND COMING BACK INTO THE OFFICE OR RESIGN BY 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY. A LOT OF THEM CHOSE THE SECOND OPTION WITHOUT TO HALF OF THE TWITTER WORKFORCE BELIEVED TO HAVE LEFT. EMPLOYEES WHO RELY ON THE COMPANY WORK VISAS KNOW THAT IF THEY QUIT, THEY HAVE TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY.

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