Facebook to cancel F8 developer conference

During each May, Facebook will organizes its F8 developer conference. This brings the newest highlights and development update for Facebook. However, due to the COVID 19 outbreak, the F8 Developer Conference will be cancelled for this year.

Konstantinos Papamiltiadis, Facebook ’s director of development platforms and programs, stated on the Facebook for developers website that they need to prioritize the health and safety of development partners, employees, and anyone who helps at the F8 conference. Facebook will also explore other options to allow the meeting to continue

This is the second conference being cancelled by Facebook this year. Facebook has cancelled the Global Marketing Summit on the early February and announce withdrawal to the Game developer conference and PAX East Game exhibition.