Ashleigh Hall

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Facebook Agrees to Panic Button

Measure on UK site aims to fight online predators

(Newser) - Conceding to pressure from child protection advocates, Facebook has agreed to put a "panic button" on every page of its site in the UK. The button, aimed at children and teenagers, will send an alert to both Facebook and a government child protection agency. The agency had called for... More »

Facebook Nixes 'Panic Button' to Protect Kids

Brits press site to add anti-pedophile 'button' on pages

(Newser) - Facebook has rejected British calls to install a "panic button" on its pages for young people who suspect they are being targeted by pedophiles. Authorities urged the site to add the bright red button found on other social networking sites after a teen girl was raped and murdered by... More »

Facebook Murderer Gets Life

Rapist used fake profile, posed as 'dad' to lure teen

(Newser) - A repeat sex offender was sentenced to life in prison today for killing a teenage girl he'd lured into a meeting using Facebook. Peter Chapman created a fake profile, complete with a photo of an attractive, bare-chested boy, to gain the attention of 17-year-old Ashleigh Hall. The homeless 33-year-old tricked... More »

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