Facebook activated first U.S. Safety Check after mass shooting at Orlando nightclub

Facebook activated its first Safety Check in the United States after a gunman massacred at least 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning in the deadliest mass-shooting in American history. 

The company once sent out a Safety Check alert to U.S. residents following an explosion in Pakistan, though the alert was sent in error. 

SEE ALSO: Gunman kills 50 at Orlando club in worst mass shooting in U.S. history

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