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Is Facebook's 'Safety Check' Doing More Harm Than Good?

TechCrunch’s Natasha Lomas takes issue with Facebook’s Safety Check feature, and questions whether a for-profit engagement-obsessed social network should be given such a huge responsibility. “Should Facebook be reacting to a tragedy by sending push alerts?” she asks. “Is that helpful? Or does it risk generating more stress than it is apparently supposed to relieve?”

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