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30/08/2016

Facebook's Zuckerberg says user control of Safety Check coming

On Monday, Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped an unexpected piece of news.


On Monday, Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped an unexpected piece of news in Italy on a topic currently at the top of the country's collective conscious: safety.

During an hour-long question and answer session in Rome, Zuckerberg confirmed that Facebook is working on a way to allow users to activate its Safety Check instead of only allowing the company to activate the feature. 

The subject came up after an attendee asked Zuckerberg, "Is [Safety Check] going to change in the future? Will users be able to activate it on their own, perhaps to alert other people?"

Zuckerberg came straight to the point, saying, "Yes, it is. We're working on that already."

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