Facebook installs Safety Centre

It aims to provide information to teenagers, parents, teachers and law enforcement personnel on how

The social networking site has introduced the new safety feature after being accused of compromising on user safety, which recently led to the murder of a teenager by a man who met her through Facebook.

Facebook, however, did not include the "panic button" that British child protection agency Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre had asked for last week.

The "Safety Centre" includes sections on general safety, safety for educators, law enforcers, parents and teenagers. The section advises users never to share a password or furnish information about privacy settings. Users are also taught how to "block" abusive members and report objectionable content.

Other features include the contact number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and email links to report sex offenders on the site.

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