Facebook has teamed up with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Department of Justice and the Virginia State Police to make it easier to spread news about abducted children, reports the Washington Post. Representatives from the social network announced their plan to make AMBER Alert bulletins available to users online by region. Users can subscribe to the bulletins and share them across their personal networks. According to a news release from Facebook, administrators have created 53 new AMBER Alert Pages–one for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands…

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Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.