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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 »

Brit Cops: Facebook Too Soft on Sex Predators

UK police call for site 'panic button'

(Newser) - Facebook isn't doing enough to protect its users from online sexual predators, the UK's top police officials charged yesterday. The criticism comes amidt a dispute over an online "panic button" that would allow Facebook users to report suspected contact by pedophiles directly to authorities. Child protection advocates want the... More »

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