Launching the COVID-19 Information Center on Facebook.
On March 18th, 2020, we announced the COVID-19 Information Center. Featured at the top of News Feed, this information center was developed to provide a central place for people to get the latest news and information as well as resources and tips to stay healthy and support their family and community.
It includes real-time updates from national health authorities and global organizations such as the World Health Organization, as well as helpful articles, videos and posts about social distancing and preventing the spread of COVID-19.
- Connected 2 billion people to credible COVID-19 information across 189 countries.
- Provided data and tools to help 450+ organizations in 70 countries battle COVID-19.
- 15 million false claims about the crisis removed, making it easier for everyone to learn the facts.