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Facebook’s new partnerships are helping build positive and safe online communities for young people

Facebook's 'digital safety ambassador' scheme and partnership with 'tbh'

It was announced earlier this week that Facebook is funding anti-bullying training in schools, where one young person in every UK secondary school will become a ‘digital safety ambassador’ in order to support fellow students who experience cyber-bullying. Following this news, it has also been announced that Facebook has bought the app ‘tbh’, an app that encourages teens to be nice to each other. 

Facebook’s Aquila drone brings global internet access

Facebook’s latest long term plan for a solar powered drone to provide worldwide internet access to even the most remote locations has taken a step forward after completing its first test flight in Arizona, almost a year since the first attempt that ended in a crash.

Facebook raises awareness of fake news

Facebook is publishing adverts in UK press in order to raise awareness of fake news. With papers such as The Times, The Guardian and The Telegraph all advertising tips for spotting these false stories.