Instagram will post Amber Alerts.

Instagram said Wednesday it launched Amber Alerts to share notifications of missing children after growing criticism that the social media platform is harming children. Meta Trust and Security Director Emily Vacher said the feature will be fully rolled out in 25 countries in the coming weeks. Meta operates Instagram and Facebook, which previously made Amber […]

National Weather Service Will Send Mobile Alerts for ‘Disruptive’

The agency said on Thursday that storms, which the National Weather Service described as “devastating”, will trigger an emergency alert on smartphones as part of the agency’s efforts to keep people protected during severe weather. The Weather Service sends mobile alerts about hurricanes, tornadoes and other conditions, and starts next monthplans to add devastating thunderstorms […]