How to mark yourself safe on Facebook? [2 Easy ways]

Despite all its criticism, Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms out there. Over a billion people use Facebook daily; that’s how huge the platform has become. One of the reasons for its utmost popularity is the ease of use and how accessible it is. Anyone can create a new account in a matter of seconds and start using it like they’ve been familiar with it all along. It’s that simple. Even though it’s simple, Facebook packs a ton of valuable features. one such valuable feature is called Safety Check, where you can mark yourself safe if any disasters are happening around you.

How to mark yourself safe on Facebook

This article will discuss this Safety Check feature and how to mark yourself safe on Facebook if you are in any crisis.

What is Facebook’s Safety Check?

If there is a disaster or any emergency arrives around your location Facebook sends you a notification to ask if you are safe or not? If you receive this notification, all you have to do is select the “I’m Safe” or “Tell Your Friends You are Safe” option. Facebook will notify your friends and family on Facebook that you are ok and not affected by whatever is going on around you, and a timeline post will be created on your behalf. It’s a pretty helpful feature of Facebook to reassure that your loved ones are safe.

But not every time Facebook sends you a notification. In that case, if you want to mark yourself safe or want to know about a friend, you can do it manually. This article will provide instructions on how to mark yourself safe on Facebook and ask a friend about their safety.

A] How to mark yourself safe on Facebook on from your PC?

If you are in a public crisis and you are working with a PC. Do this to let your friends know that you are safe-

  1. Open your preferred browser and visit Facebook.
  2. Log in using your account and click on See more from the left-hand side panel.click see more
  3. From here, select Crisis Response, or if you cannot find the option here, type in “Crisis Response” on the search bar, and you’ll get the option. Alternatively, you can click here- Crisis Response Page on Facebook to visit the page.
  4. On this page, browse for the event affecting your area and click on Learn more.Click on learn more
  5. Now select Yes next to “Are you in the affected area?
  6. Now click on I’m safe.

B] How to mark yourself safe on Facebook on the App?

  1. Open the Facebook app from your phone and click on the hamburger menu  from the top right corner.click on hamburger menu
  2. Now scroll down and click See more.
  3. From here, select Crisis Response, or if you cannot find the option here, type in “Crisis Response” on the search bar, and you’ll get the option. Alternatively, you can click here- Crisis Response Page on Facebook to visit the page.
  4. On this page, browse for the event affecting your area and click on Learn more.
  5. Now select Yes next to Are you in the affected area?
  6. Now click on I’m safe.

How to know about a friend’s safety on Facebook?

Suppose you are worried about a friend who’s in a crisis-affected area. You can ask them if they are safe or not. Just go to the Crisis Response page we’ve linked earlier and select the event that they are affected. If you have any friends in that area, you can see their names in the top right corner. Click on Ask If Safe option next to their name to send them a notification that you want to check in on them. If you don’t find the name you are looking for in the list, you can use the Search for a Friend option.

Facebook’s safety check is a much-needed feature of the social network. We wish more platforms implement such types of safety measures. It help the community in so many levels. If we helped you learn how to mark yourself safe on Facebook, share this article with your friends and family. Let them know that there is a feature like this. Meanwhile, if you want to learn more about such nifty features of Facebook or any other social media, check out our site. We’ve linked some of them below-

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