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Facebook Activates 'Safety Check' Feature after Brussels Attacks

The social media connection Facebook activated its "safety check" link Tuesday in the immediate aftermath of the bomb explosions that rocked the Belgian capital of Brussels. Unlike normal Facebook updates about users' lives, the safety check feature automatically sends a member's status to friends if they are marked as safe after the terrorist attacks. Facebook users can also check on friends in the vicinity of the attacks at the Brussels airport and at a subway station...

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