• Facebook Activates Safety Check for Brussels Bombings

    … by a suicide bomber, according to The New York Times. Facebook introduced Safety Check in October 2014 as a way for users to check on friends and loved ones, or alert them that they are safe, during natural disasters and other crisis situations. The feature has been activated by Facebook for situations including the April 2015 earthquakes in Nepal…

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  • Facebook Activates Safety Check Following Nigeria Bombing

    … at a marketplace in the city of Yola, Nigeria. He wrote: We’ve activated Safety Check again after the bombing in Nigeria this evening. After the Paris attacks last week, we made the decision to use Safety Check for more tragic events like this going forward. We’re now working quickly to develop criteria for the new policy and determine when…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
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