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Facebook introduces tool for survivors to alert families of their safety, now it's being abused by tools.


Not a comedy device.

In the days following the Nepal earthquakes that have killed thousands and impacted thousands more, Facebook introduced a feature that would let users tell their familiesand friends they are safe with one Facebook alert. This feature is available to all Facebook users, including that dude at work who has all the Family Guy toys on his desk.


Even destruction porno fans of the Fallout fan community know this is in poor taste.
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Naturally, the strong user base of tacky people on Facebook thought it would be a fun goof to let their friends and family know they are safe from a natural disaster thousands of frequent flier miles away. Buzzfeed has a collection of outrage posts from across the internet protesting this poor taste:

Sources: Buzzfeed | Mashable