"Overtime work culture is very real. But virtually nobody has the courage to go against it," one commenter wrote.
Some on Weibo joke that Elon Musk is "promoting Chinese culture" through his new approach to Twitter.
Beijing made it clear that working overtime is illegal, but netizens are concerned about the realities of changing working schedules.
For the second time this month, Pinduoduo makes headlines for the death of an employee.
Pinduoduo's '996' culture is the talk of the day after the sudden death of a 22-year-old female employee.