Facebook and Microsoft have teamed up with the World Health Organization (WHO) to conduct a coronavirus-themed hackathon. The main aim of the hackathon is to develop useful technologies for those impacted by the pandemic.
The global hackathon has also received participation from many tech companies including Twitter, Pinterest, Slack, Giphy, TikTok, and WeChat. These companies will be sharing resources to support participants throughout the submission. The projects accepted for the scheme will be announced on April 3.