The high-profile disappearance last year of an 11-year-old Dundalk girl has inspired a new Facebook feature. The most widely used social networking site on Tuesday announced the launch of an Amber Alert system to distribute information about abducted children.
Facebook, with 185 million U.S. users, is partnering with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to create alerts that will show up on users' Facebook feeds in targeted search areas.
While many people already share news stories about missing children on social media sites, Facebook says the new feature will help distribute information more systematically.
The Dundalk girl was eventually found safe...