Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Amber Alerts| Adweek Blog Network

by Tim Sohn
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Amber Alerts to Be Added to Facebook’s News Feed (SocialTimes) Facebook announced that it teamed up with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to add AMBER Alerts to its News Feed in order to aid the search for missing children. In January 2011, Facebook launched 53 AMBER Alert pages — for the 50 U.S.Read the full article

  • Facebook Will Now Share Amber Alerts On Your News Feed - 27 readers, 212 Tweets - Amber alerts are getting a new platform for the social media era: Facebook. As of Tuesday morning The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will be able to issue Amber alerts via the giant social media site. If a child goes missing in...

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  • Facebook To Post Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Kids - 13 readers, 472 Tweets - The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says social networking and sharing are essential in helping to find minors who may have been abducted.

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