AMBER Alerts on Facebook

Mashable.com reports that you can now receive AMBER Alert notifications for your state on facebook. Apparently, the site has already helped track down a 12-year-old and her abductor, and I don’t see why it couldn’t help solve innumerable cases. This, in my opinion, is the true power of social media, and we should all try to check on our local alerts, in case we miss the evening news.

Read the Mashable article here: http://mashable.com/2011/01/12/facebook-amber-alert/

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About elizacooper

I am a social media specialist, technology enthusiast, avid reader and lover of life.
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