Social network Facebook It was announced on Tuesday that as the government expanded the use of the covid-19 vaccine to the entire population, Every user will be notified that they can already access it and where to get it.
Menlo Park (California) explained in its official blog entry: The alert has been operating in “nearly twenty countries”, And the four states of the United States (Texas, Utah, Alaska and Mississippi), I hope they can cover the entire United States and other regions in the next few days. Outside the U.S., Facebook Did not specify which It is a country that has used this tool in twenty countries.
“We will show notifications to people in the following locations They will contact the health department where they live Or use our vaccine locator,” they pointed out from social networks.
This notification is prominently displayed at the top of each Internet user’s news channel with the text “People over 16 can now get the covid-19 vaccine at (and where it is located)“, and then two links: one is looking for a place to receive the vaccine, and the other is sharing information in the user’s profile.
In the case of the United States, the company stated that if the user configures the portal in Spanish, The messages you receive will also be displayed in Spanish, And will link to web pages and resources that each state has made available to the public in that language.
In the company led by Mark Zuckerberg, they have established similarities between this plan and the plan implemented for the US presidential election last year, in which, in a similar way, The company reminds every user when and where they can register to vote It depends on where you live.