Facebook has launched a revamped internal site designed to help people stay safe and report threats while on the popular online hangout, reports the Associated Press. Facebook's "Safety Center," which features new tools for parents, educators, teens, and law-enforcement officials, is the first major endeavor from the social networking site and its four-month-old global safety advisory board. The company unveiled its Safety Center a day after meeting with child advocacy officials in the U.K., who had been pushing the company to install a so-called "panic button" on the site for some time, following the kidnapping and murder there of a...

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