Facebook to Broaden Use of Safety Check Following Paris Attacks

  • Tool enables social network's users to alert friends
  • Zuckerberg: `Many other important conflicts in the world'

During the horrific attacks in Paris, Facebook Inc. made a tool available for people in the area to let friends know they were safe. “Safety Check” had never been enacted for something that wasn’t a natural disaster, and as the death toll rose Friday the company garnered praise for acting fast.

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