Many have predicted other tech firms will follow suit – and one digital innovation expert even called it “era-defining news”.
“Some people may not take this seriously as it’s Twitter – but we can learn a lot from Silicon Valley about workplace flexibility,” said New York-based Sree Sreenivasan, a Loeb Visiting Professor at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism.
“There has been a mentality that working from home was stealing from the boss and face-time in the office was more important.
“But people are proving they can be far more productive and get tasks done working from home.
“A lot of people tell me they are working harder at home and are exhausted.”