Built In: Tech Companies Are Finding New Ways To Help Communities Address COVID-19 Challenges

In February, before the first case of COVID-19 community spread in the United States was documented, the World Health Organization convened a meeting with a few prominent tech companies at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park. Companies including Amazon, Google and Twitter met to discuss how to slow the spread of misinformation about COVID-19.

As an estimated 1.5 billion people around the world are under orders to shelter in place, and as people are increasingly conducting all aspects of their lives online, tech companies are in a unique position of influence and responsibility, whether it’s to combat misinformation, to offer discounted or free services, or to give help to frontline workers.

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