Beijing time on the afternoon of March 2, according tomedia reports, Twitter said that in view of the current spread of the epidemic, the company will suspend all non-critical business activities. It also means that Jack Dorsey, the company’s chief executive, will not attend the upcoming Southby-South conference in Austin, Texas. According to the original plan, Dorsey will speak at the event.
Twitter said in a statement that the suspension will continue until authorities “believe that precautions or vaccines are available as appropriate.” “Our goal is to reduce the risk of Twitter people contacting or inadvertently spreading the virus. “
Separately, activist investor Elliott Management has appointed four Twitter board members in an attempt to overturn Dorsey’s “rule.”