Facebook Safety

  • Facebook’s Suicide-Prevention Tools Now Available Globally

    … The suicide-prevention tools Facebook began introducing last year are now available worldwide. The tools allow users to report posts from friends and loved ones that raise red flags about potential suicidal thoughts, as well as giving users a way to seek help if they are the ones in trouble. Facebook global head of safety Antigone Davis…

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  • Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Will Expand Use of Safety Check

    … Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to questions about why the social network’s Safety Check feature was turned on after Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, but not after similar incidents in other places. Zuckerberg wrote in a comment accompanying his temporary profile picture showing support for France: Many people have…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
  • Facebook Responds to Protest Over Real-Name Policy

    … reasons, including people who no longer go by their real names, people who are identified solely by their stage names and users trying to hide from stalkers and other abusers. One of the leaders of the protest, drag queen Sister Roma of drag group The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, told Re/code: People are still using the fake-name reporting option…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 18 readers -
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