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Social Media Buzz: Face Mask Debate Heats Up, Ted Cruz Joins Alternative Social Media Website

As cases of COVID-19 rise across the U.S., there’s been dissent and shaming on social media over face masks. We tackle the debate in our weekly social media roundup. We also learn more about an alternative social site called Parler that conservative politicians such as Sen. Ted Cruz have joined.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Femi Oke, host of “The Stream” on Al Jazeera English.

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