Facebook Expands Availability of Local Alerts in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Facebook began testing local alerts in November 2018 Facebook

Facebook is expanding access to its local alerts feature to more municipal governments, state and local emergency response organizations and law enforcement agencies in order to help them share timely and accurate information in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.