Facebook Commits Its Social Power To Find Missing Children

Facebook Commits Its Social Power To Find Missing Children

With Facebook's announced partnership, a new type of government agency will use the site's expansive reach to alert communities about missing children

Janet Burns
  • 14 january 2015

First established in the U.S. as emergency broadcast system announcements for locating abducted children, AMBER Alert has expanded to numerous countries and utilizes email, billboards, traffic displays, text messages and other alert methods. Now, social media has joined the list of tech mediums supporting the program.

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