Suicide Prevention

  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … Instagram revealed three new safety tools Tuesday: the ability to turn off commenting, to remove followers from private accounts and to anonymously report posts that hint at the intention of self-injury. Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom detailed the new options in a blog post, adding that Tuesday’s announcement marks the first steps…

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  • Instagram Rolls Out Suicide-Prevention Tools

    … Levine wisely spoke with Kate Storey of Seventeen, saying: We listen to mental health experts when they tell us that outreach from a loved one can make a real difference for those who may be in distress. At the same time, we understand friends and family often want to offer support but don’t know how best to reach out. These tools are designed…

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  • Are Facebook’s new suicide prevention tools susceptible to abuse?

    … Are Facebook’s new suicide prevention tools susceptible to abuse? Recently, Facebook announced that they will be adding new suicide prevention tools to the ever burgeoning social network. Some of these tools will include being able to flag a friend’s post if you think they may be in danger of harming themselves. According to Tech Crunch…

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  • 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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