Explosions in Brussels Safety Check Facebook App

This easy-to-use tool to inform your friends about this, that we are safe, and check their situation during a natural disaster or other crisis. By 2015, more than 950 million people received notification that their friends and loved ones were safe in a crisis situation.

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There are dedicated teams throughout Facebook working 24 hours a day, seven days a week to handle the reports made to Facebook. Hundreds of Facebook employees are in offices throughout the world to ensure that a team of Facebookers are handling reports at all times.

In the past few months Facebook has activated the “safety report” several times: during a flood in Chennai, earthquakes in India and Taiwan, as well as after the terrorist attacks in Paris (France), Yoli (Nigeria) and Ankara (Turkey).