Facebook has activated its ‘Safety Check’ tool for the Westminster Bridge attack – allowing friends to see if people are affected.
Moment MPs were told about the shooting outside Parliament
The tool allows Facebook users in the area to tell friends they are safe automatically, and users are offered a list of friends who might be in the area.
The tool has previously been used during events such as the Orlando shootings and Paris attacks.
You can see a list of your friends (and tell others you are safe) here .
The tool was activated after a policeman was stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament.
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