The Corona Virus is also impacting the tech industry. Facebook canceled F8 developer conference, Apple closed Apple stores in China and now Twitter has asked its employees to work from home.
Micro-blogging website Twitter has asked its employees to work from home. Corona virus is spreading rapidly around the world. A positive case has also been found in Delhi. In the US, there have been two deaths due to corona virus so far.
Twitter asked its 5,000 employees worldwide to take work from home. Twitter Office Employees of Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea will now have to work from home.
Apart from this, the company has given the option to work from home to Twitter employees from other countries. If they want, they can come to the office or work from home.
Twitter has said in a statement, ‘We are encasing our employees around the world to take work from home. Our aim is to stop the spread of the COVID-19 corona virus.
Twitter recently said that the company has asked its employees and partners to stop business travel which is not very important. Many events are also being postponed due to Corona virus.
Significantly, the world’s largest mobile show Mobile World Congress 2020 has been canceled due to fear of corona virus. Apart from this, for this reason, many tech events are either being canceled or it is being delayed.
Facebook has also canceled its annual developer conference F8 due to Corona virus. Apple has closed all the Apple stores in China for some time. Google has also closed all its offices in China due to Corona virus.