The outbreak continues to worsen across the United States, with several states reporting record new cases in a single day this week,At the same time, many people are still debating the implementation of mandatory mask requirements. A new study finds that the content of anti masks is now being hyped on Facebook.The study, conducted by media matters, looked at Facebook content over the past few months.
Media Matters's new analysis shows that anti-mask content is booming in Facebook over the past month, from
Media Matters conducted this analysis by looking at more than 2,000 posts on masks on the right Facebook page from May 30 to June 30,
Here is an example of the types of Posts included in this analysis.
Even at this stage of the new crown, wearing a mask does have a political advantage. For example, the Guardian interviewed Machine Shed Bar, a bar owner in eastern Texas
We are not living in a communist country! She said ," This is America. This is a personal choice. There is no scientific basis for saying that masks are effective. I choose not to wear, but I won't let thousands of people be angry at me.
On Wednesday local time, Texas had the highest number of new cases in a single day since the start of the pandemic.