Facebook expands 'Local Alert' tool in bid to help in emergencies

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Facebook expands 'Local Alert' tool in bid to help in emergencies

Tries to improve its public image.

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it was rolling out a tool that aims to provide users with potentially life-saving information in emergencies, as it seeks to improve its public image and play down its reputation as a network that aids the spread of misinformation. Local Alerts, which it has ...

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