November 13th 2015, is the most sad and horrible moment for France. As Paris was attacked with crackdown and suicide bomb at three different places. People wish to check the safety of their loved ones, however the telecommunication may not help every time. Hence forth the social media took initiative for a safety check with enabled notification.
According to the Facebook media, in terms of disaster and crisis people want to check their loved ones status. This feature initially introduced in the year 2011, when the natural disaster Tsunami happened there at Japan. Few of the Facebook Engineers at Japan developed this Safety check and the response was overwhelming.
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How it works
People who install the Facebook application or who ever login in to the Facebook then they must enable the option Safety check from tool. Where ever the attack or disaster happens then Facebook will give an automatic notification to safety check. Then people can check their safety with current location and previous location they left or a manual location, if they are staying in their friend’s home.
Once if you enable the feature of safety check you could able to receive messages instantly by the safety check and notifications to check the safety. You can ask the others safety and tell about the safety of others.
Facebook enables Safety check for Paris Attack
This was inspired by the Japan engineers initiative in the year 2011, after the natural disaster Tsunami happened in Japan. Later Facebook engineers on ground observed that people posting their safety checks instantly. Facebook officially announced on its Safety check page as We choose to activate the safety check for Paris attack victims because we see many people are interacting and using social media as medium. Facebook observed that a lot of events are unfolding. Facebook became a great place where people can share their information with advanced connectivity features. So they believe that every time they introduce a new tool feature, they will definitely get a positive and overwhelming response with these new features.
Facebook stated that “We strongly believe in connecting people in terms of safety check feature and we are going to change our safety check policy soon and we will enable this feature on every place around the world, hope this helps people in finding their safety communication with their loved ones and family members”. Also stated that, “We create products, we thing people these will help people in their need and we work hard to expertise these solutions every time, this is going to be helpful tool in future for the people who want to express their status to friends and loved ones”. Finally concluded that “We are going to continue working on it to make it better and more useful for all the places all over the world”.
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As Facebook goal is to connect billions of people all over the world. As we know that Facebook’s mission is to connect the people every person in the world. If connecting billion people is a big goal, then Facebook has reached it long back. The ultimate goal of Facebook now is to connect all the people over the world including China. Hope Facebook’s new project Internet.org supports this new feature and helps people to connect the world easily.
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