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Instagram took a cue from parent company Facebook with its launch of suicide-prevention tools. The new tools will allow Instagram users to anonymously report when they see posts from friends that hint at self-harm, and those friends will receive messages that read: Someone saw one of your posts and thinks you might be going through a difficult time. If you need support, we’d like to help.
… is still a tricky topic even in today’s society and is still somewhat stigmatized. In that case Facebook should be commended for helping to try to bring the topic to the forefront however, they need to be careful that this feature isn’t used to even further stigmatize though who may be in need of mental healthcare by allowing this new tool…
… 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…