Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature for the first time in US after the shooting in Orlando. Facebook had activated this feature on Sunday that is on 12th of June, 2016 for the first time in the US when a gunman bloodshed almost 50 people. This incident took place in Orlando in the nightclub when the man with a gun shot 50 people without having any sort of reason. Orlando is situated in Florida.
Orlando shootout led to activate safety check by Facebook
Safety check is the feature of Facebook which allows people to share in all over the world that they are safe if some natural disaster or crises takes place in their country and allows others to search of those who might be present in the affected areas. This is feature which was firstly introduces by Facebook in 2014 in the month of October allows people to share that they are safe and not affected by miss happening.
Over Orlando shooting Incident, Mark Zuckerberg said that he got horrified with the new when he woke up in morning which said that shooting took place in Orlando, Florida. He said that his prayers as well as thoughts are with the victims as well as with their families who got prey of the incident in Pulse Nightclub, Orlando and with LGBT community. He wrote this statement on his official Facebook account.
In Orlando, at the nightclub which was gay packed a gunman shot dead 50 people with his assault riffle.This incident which took place on Sunday was the worst in the history of US. This incident took place at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Police had killed the gunman who shot 50 lives to death, in that vary nightclub in which incident had taken place.
Shooter was the 29 year old US citizen which was the resident of Florida itself. His named was revealed to be Omar Mateen. As sson as the incident took place it got to be the trending topic over the Twitter and Facebook as people began to post their griefs with the hash tag as #PrayforOrlando and this was the top post in whole of the day.
Mark Zuckerberg also said that they have activated safety check but there would be need to donate blood as people will need blood. Blood donation will be needed for few coming days.
Facebook last year had said to activate safety check more often in the areas where disaster will take place after the incident when they got criticized over activating the safety check in Paris after the Islamic Attack but not on the day earlier when at least 43 people got killed due to Bomb in Beirut. Orlando Massacre lead the 50 people to die.