Swine Flu Face Masks Take Over Facebook Profile Pictures

By: Juan Carlos Bonilla - Published: Apr 28, 2009 • References: facebook
Swine flu is attacking Mexico City, and because of it a lot of people are wearing face masks to protect the spread of illness. While some are panicking, several great Mexican attitudes are shining—one group created a Facebook campaign that offers information on following health recommendations to ensure protection against this virus.

Since so many people are wearing surgical masks in real life, a new Facebook fad has people changing their Facebook profile pictures to be wearing Swine Flu prevention masks! Stats for Masked Avatars Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 7,595 clicks in 369 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Masked Avatars
Related: 57 examples / 44 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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