Facebook has recently announced that it will now display new feed prompts on Facebook as
well as Instagram – to urge the users in the US to put on face masks. This is to help combat the spread of COVID-19, which is fast increasing globally.
In the US, there have been already mixed opinions and conflicting messages from various
sources over wearing a mask. As mentioned by the social media giant, “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”