Facebook activates safety check notification for 'Paris terror attacks'

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November 14, 2015 02:31

 
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Facebook activated a safety notification check labeled "Paris terror attacks" after dozens were killed in multiple attacks around the French capital late Friday.

The Facebook tool allows users in the affected area to mark themselves as safe, and notify their friends on the social media platform of their status.

The safety check also allows Facebook friends to tag others they know are safe in the area. 

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