• Facebook partners with business and nonprofits to offer help in crisis

    7 days ago - By The Next Web

    Facebook today announced it would allow certain businesses to post to Community Help, where they may offer aid during a crisis. Hopefully this will make it easier for people to get efficient, organized help. At present, the company is partnering with Direct Relief, Feeding America, Lyft, Chase, the International Medical Corps, the California Department of Forestry and Fire, and Save the Children. It also says it's looking to partner with more companies in the future. During a crisis, companies can post offers of aid and relief to the Community Help page for things such as transportation...
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  • Facebook Community Help crisis tool is no longer limited to individuals

    Facebook Community Help crisis tool is no longer limited to individuals

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    Facebook has been evolving its Safety Check feature over the last year, adding complementary capabilities to go alongside it and building it into a crisis hub. Last February, Facebook introduced Community Help, a feature that allowed users to find an...
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  • Facebook enables businesses, groups to reach out after crises - CNET

    Facebook enables businesses, groups to reach out after crises - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    They can now use the social network's Community Help feature to assist people with finding supplies and services after an emergency.
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  • Facebook to Let Businesses and Organizations Post In Community Help

    Facebook to Let Businesses and Organizations Post In Community Help

    7 days ago - By Phone Scoop

    Facebook wants to make it easier for people to find and receive help during crisis and other events. The social network today said it will allow organizations and businesses post in the Community Help section so they may offer information and/or assistance to those impacted by adverse events. For example, companies might offer help such as supplies, transportation, or volunteer services. "Our priority is to build tools that help keep people safe and provide them with ways to get the help they need to recover and rebuild after a crisis," said Facebook. "We hope this update makes it even...
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