Friday, 15 July 2016

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France back in mourning as a result of the attack truck accidentally directed into the crowd and accompanied gunbattle in Nice.Related to that, Facebook has finally decided to activate Safety Check on Thursday.

As reported by Cnet, Friday (15/07/2016), Facebook Safety Check feature activated after a truck crashed crowd during the celebration of Bastille Day in Nice, France, killing at least 75 people. This is the third time within a period of at least a month this Facebook activate the feature.

Safety Check allows the user up at the scene of natural disasters or terrorist attacks to inform their friends on social networks that they were safe. This tool into use in early June after a deadly attack in Orlando, Florida, nightclub claimed the lives of 49 people.

"Last month, we began testing a feature that allows people to start and share Safety Check on Facebook," a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement.

Further explained that he hoped the people in these areas find useful tools to tell their friends and family know that they're okay.

Safety Check will automatically send Facebook users in the affected area 'note asking' whether they are safe. When the user clicks "Yes, let my friend know, these tools tell their Facebook friends."

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