Twitter CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Monday morning that he will be working and sleeping at the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco “until the org is fixed,” after saying he spent the previous night there.
Musk made the tweet as part of a Twitter thread started by Eric Frohnhoefer, a Twitter employee that’s been at the company for around six years, after he accused Musk of providing incorrect information on why the Twitter app has been, in the Twitter CEO’s words, “super slow” in many countries.
Musk’s decision to sleep at the office comes as Twitter staff last Thursday were told that he was rolling back the company’s work-from-home policy and expects everyone to work 80-hour weeks with ‘a maniacal sense of urgency.’
Twitter managers have already told some staff to work 12-hour shifts every single day to meet tight deadlines.
Musk has spoken publicly before about his work-focused sleeping habits. During a recent interview at the B-20 summit in Indonesia, Musk said that he is working “morning to night, seven days a week” and admitted that its not something he’d recommend.
In early November, Musk reminded attendees at a conference that he used to sleep on Tesla’s factory floors after a Twitter product manager was pictured sleeping on the Twitter’s office floor.
And in 2018, Musk told Bloomberg that he once slept on the Tesla factory floors because he wanted to suffer more than other employees amid production issues to demonstrate that anything they were going through, he was also experiencing.
“Whenever they felt pain, I wanted mine to be worse,” he said.