Facebook and Instagram are trying to help their application users during the times of Coronavirus to prevent the spread of it. Read here how.
Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram has started reminding users about wearing a mask during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic on respective apps. There’s a polite reminder that will show up as an in-app banner on the top of the Instagram and Facebook apps. Read on to know more about this feature.
Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram advise users to wear a Mask.
Both Facebook and Instagram will now feature a pop-up message in the form of an in-app banner at the top of their feeds to encourage them to wear a mask. The banner shows a message asking users to wear a cloth mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. The pop-ups aim to spread more information on the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic so users take necessary precautions, and maintain social distancing, to stay safe.
The pop-up in the message on Facebook says, “Wear a Cloth Face Covering to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 When in public, cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering. Learn more at cdc.gov. You can find more presentation tips in the COVID-19 Information Center.“
The pop-up in the Instagram feeds says, “Wear a Cloth Face Covering to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 When in public, cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering. Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).”
Other then the pop-up message, the in-app banner includes the options to go to the Info Centre for more info or to get to know more about the CDC.gov. The US citizens are only able to see this message but are expected to reach for users on other continents as well.