Out of an abundance of caution and care, both @Twitter and @Square are taking significant measures to help lower the probability of spread of #coronavirus #covid19, including strongly encouraging all of our employees globally to work from home if able. More here:— jack ?????? (@jack) March 3, 2020
The measure taken by the platform, which has a population of almost 5 thousand people around the world is part of a plan announced in the last hour from the ceo Jack Dorsey : "We are committed to help increase the health of the community".
Silicon Valley watch, with attention to the developments of the epidemic. Facebook has already deleted the annual conference of the developers of Menlo Park, the F8 is scheduled for 5-6 may in San Francisco, where they had planned about 5 thousand participants. While on the face of the information in the last few days have taken measures to contain the circulation of fake news: Google and YouTube have signed a pact with Italy. "Google, with its search, and YouTube, with its videos, can the emergence of news to be reliable. For this it is useful to the agreement made with the ministry of Health: now the two platforms will be directed towards our site, all users that will try news about the new coronavirus," explained the minister of state for Health Roberto Hope. In the top of the results that YouTube puts in the foreground the research related to the coronavirus and in at video relevant to a panel only in Italian, directs visitors to the dedicated page on the website of the ministry of Health (for those who have set the version in Italian language).