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With White House help, Facebook adds safety improvements

The social networking site announces a reporting system that’s social by design and an improved Safety Center with more multimedia resources.

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This is an example of a Facebook user choosing to utilize the new Social Reporting tool on a Facebook photo.

See full report: Facebook announces two safety improvements with White House

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The user can choose between a) I don’t like this photo, b) This photo is bullying or harassing me, or c) No, this photo is about something else.

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The user selected "I don’t like this photo."

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The user selected "Send a message to Carolyn Wilson" (but can also choose to remove the friendship link or block the person).

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The user will see this confirmation screen after hitting Continue.

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The user selected "This photo is harassing or bullying me."

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The user selected "Get help from a trusted friend" (but can also choose to block and/or report).

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The user will see this confirmation screen after hitting Continue.

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If the user also chooses to block the person, they will see this acknowledgement (note that the name of the person blocked does not show in the message – this is a bug).

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The user selected "No, this photo is about something else."

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The user is given an option to send a message, remove the friendship link, or block and/or report.

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 The user has selected "Get help from a trusted friend."

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The user will see this confirmation screen after hitting Continue.

See full report: Facebook announces two safety improvements with White House

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