Facebook & Instagram introduce new feature for face masks

Bob Sirott

FILE – This March 29, 2018, file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York’s Times Square. Social media site and messaging services Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram will suspend processing law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong, as they assess the impact of the new national security law enacted in the city last week. Facebook and its popular messaging app subsidiary WhatsApp said in separate statements Monday, July 6, 2020, that they would pause the review of government requests for user data in Hong Kong, “pending further assessment of the National Security Law, including formal human rights due diligence and consultations with international human rights experts. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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With COVID-19 cases rising fast in the US, Facebook will display new top-of-feed prompts in both Facebook and Instagram urging US users to wear face masks when they leave their homes. Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joins Bob to talk about the new feature.

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