Facebook creates 'safety check' for Paris users, loved ones


Facebook creates 'safety check' for Paris users, loved ones

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Thierry Chesnot
A medic tends to a man after an attack near the Boulevard des Filles-du-Calvaire November 13, 2015 in Paris, France. Gunfire and explosions in multiple locations erupted in the French capital with early casualty reports indicating at least 60 dead. (Getty)

For those worried about someone in Paris, or those safe in the city wanting to relieve their loved ones of worry, Facebook has added a feature.

Users can tag themselves as "safe," as well as friends they know in the affected area, if they have had contact with them.

This will allow for loved ones around the world to check on the safety of anyone they know in the city. 

Over 100 people are believed dead following Friday's events, many of which during an attack on the Betaclan Theater.  

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