Facebook apologizes for Safety Check glitch after Pakistan attack

BBC: The social network’s Safety Check system alerted people thousands of miles away from Lahore park, which was bombed Sunday. Facebook cited a “bug” in the system.

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The Safety Check system is supposed to be a quick way for members of the social network to let friends and family know they are safe if they are caught up in or are close to a natural disaster or attack.

…”Unfortunately, many people not affected by the crisis received a notification asking if they were okay,” said Facebook in a statement.

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