Location Labs targets worried parents with new tools

Location Labs has built a solid business with its location-finding and texting-while-driving prevention tools. Now, the company is taking its idea of family security one step further by launching a Facebook online monitoring tool, which will now be part of a suite of software safety tools.…

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Brits Force Facebook to Add a Panic Button for Children

Facebook has agreed to allow British users to install a "panic button" application that will allow younger users to report harassment or abuse to a child protection agency. British police forces and child advocacy groups have been pressuring the site for months to allow the application.…

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Facebook Beefs Up Safety Center, But No Panic Button

Facebook has upgraded its Safety Center, which contains advice for parents, young people, teachers and other groups about how to use Facebook responsibly and safely. But the site has not added a "panic button," which is something critics and advocacy groups in Britain have repeatedly requested.…

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