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A new alert on Facebook and Instagram tells people to wear masks in public to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A new alert on Facebook and Instagram advises users in the US to wear face masks in public.
The announcement of the new notice comes as coronavirus cases rise in the US and some states implement regulations requiring face masks in public.
While Facebook strives to combat coronavirus misinformation the company refuses to budge on its controversial hate-speech policy, which has led over 500 advertisers to halt their ads on the platform.
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More and more states are creating regulations that require people to wear face masks in public and now...
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Facebook will start telling you to wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Facebook will start telling you to wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Both Facebook and Instagram users will see an alert at the top of their feeds that encourage wearing masks and direct users to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game 'Fortnite' over their app store policies. Here's what you need to know about the major antitrust battle it reignited

Epic Games sued Apple and Google on Thursday for booting its popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores, accusing the companies of engaging in monopolistic... Read more ...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's Supreme Court after the USPS said they couldn't guarantee on time delivery of mail-in-ballots

US Postal Service told the Pennsylvania Secretary of State that some ballots might not be delivered on time because their delivery standards couldn't accommodate the state's... Read more ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook...

Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook walked right into it

Apple on Thursday removed the popular game Fortnite from its App Store, and in doing so, fell right into the trap set by Fortnite's maker, Epic Games. Epic set its snare by... Read more ...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players. The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt... Read more ...

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has acknowledged that he and U.S. military leaders warned Russian officials against offering bounties to militants for killing American and... Read more ...

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint...

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint Covid-19 briefing

Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris called on Thursday for every governor to mandate mask-wearing in public for at least the next three months, citing studies... Read more ...

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for...

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties

An appeals court in California ruled Thursday that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties. The court said Amazon "was pivotal in... Read more ...

Trump's proposed $300 federal unemployment boost could leave out up to 1.5...

Trump's proposed $300 federal unemployment boost could leave out up to 1.5 million low-wage workers from receiving jobless benefits

President Donald Trump's unemployment proposal seeks to design a parallel benefit system so workers can get an extra $300 a week from the federal government. But it mandates... Read more ...