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Facebook is testing an app that helps prisoners transition back into society

March 25, 2021

Via: TechSpot

As reported by Bloomberg, promotions for the social media app appeared at the top of some Instagram feeds yesterday, seemingly by mistake. The notification promised to help with “preparing for life after prison with community support.” Users were invited to click on the promo for early access to the Re-Entry app and offer feedback.

“We’ve been exploring different ways to help close gaps faced by those in marginalized communities across our apps,” a Facebook spokeswoman said in a statement. “This was only intended to be an internal test and we took down the notice as soon as we learned it briefly ran externally.”

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