Facebook, Instagram to show coronavirus mask reminders to users
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Facebook is reminding its users to wear coronavirus masks by putting an alert at the top of its website and users' Instagram feeds.
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Different areas of the U.S. and the world are seeing spikes in new COVID-19 cases; several states that had initiated reopening measures are now closing bars and restaurants in an effort to further curb the spread.
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"With the rise in COVID-19 cases in the US, we’re putting an alert at the top of Facebook and Instagram to remind everyone to wear face coverings and find more prevention tips from the CDC in our COVID-19 Information Center," Facebook wrote in a Thursday blog post that gets updated regularly with new efforts from Facebook to help combat the virus.