Facebook Cancels F8 Developer Conference Citing Coronavirus Outbreak

The cancellation could be the first of many, as a number of tech giants hold spring events

Facebook cancelled F8, its annual developer's conference.
Facebook cancelled F8, its annual developer's conference. Facebook; Getty Images

Citing the coronavirus outbreak Facebook announced Wednesday it has cancelled F8, the social network’s annual developer conference, which was scheduled for May 5 and 6 in San Jose, California.

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