Safety Check

  • Fake news story triggers Facebook’s safety check

    … Fake news story triggers Facebook’s safety check While the internet has dubbed 2016 the year that killed celebrities, it’s also been the year of fake news and in many ways Facebook has taken a brunt of the blame for the spreading of said untrue news. Facebook has grabbed one last possible fake news headline of 2016 as a fake news story has…

    Greg's Cornerin Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … on this infrastructure, which it announced at Oculus Connect 3 in October and recently launched as the Parties feature for Gear VR. During a hackathon dubbed Hack With Heart, Facebook came up with enhancements to its Safety Check feature, as well as Community Help and Fundraisers. The social network’s recent addition of an instant-verification component…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 41 readers -
  • Facebook Tweaks Safety Check

    … in and double down in, so it’s my full-time job now, which is really exciting.” And Katherine Woo, product lead for Facebook’s social good team, told Dickey: This is a really exciting time because not only is the community specifically themselves activating it, but also the ones promoting it and spreading it. They’re the ones making the decision…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Activates Safety Check for Brussels Bombings

    … Facebook activated its Safety Check feature in response to Tuesday’s terrorist bombings in Brussels. At the time of this post, at least 34 people were reported dead and nearly 200 others wounded as a result of two explosions at Brussels Airport and a third at a major subway station in the city, with at least one of those explosions triggered…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
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