Facebook: Social Media Site Safety Check Activated Following Fatal Bombing in Nigeria:
Facebook’s security test feature has been activated by it after 32 people were killed by a suicide attack in the north eastern Nigerian city of Yola.
The social media site was criticised for activating the attribute for the strike in Paris for the strike in Beirut but not on Friday the day.
In natural disasters, the attribute was just used before the Paris strike.
The security check allows individuals to tell their contacts they’re not dangerous.
The BBC’s technology reporter Dave Lee says during crises mobile phone networks frequently fail under the strain of everyone using their mobiles in the exact same time – this is one method to help solve that by simply educating perhaps hundreds of buddies in one go.
The system was initially used earlier this year during the Nepal quake.
This is actually the third strike this year in Yola.
Boko Haram militants began strikes in Nigeria in an effort to produce an Islamic state in 2009.
“A loss of human life everywhere is a disaster, and we are committed to doing our part to help individuals in more of these scenarios,” Mr Zuckerberg included.
One Yola resident feels the last criticism had been taken on by Mr Zuckerberg.