Facebook users can now see AMBER Alerts in their feeds.
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This is great news for parents. Facebook has more than 500 million users and most of my own friends pop on and off Facebook all day. It's only a matter of time before someone helps find an abducted child because they saw the AMBER Alert on Facebook.
On a related note, it was 14 years ago today nine-year-old Amber Hagerman, who the AMBER Alert system was named after, was abducted and later found murdered. The Department of Justice says AMBER Alerts have helped bring home 495 children.