Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Facebook takes new steps to help prevent suicide




Facebook takes new steps to help prevent suicide
Facebook takes new steps to help prevent suicide

According to a report from Reuters published on Tuesday, the social network company Facebook has launched an update that allows users to report any content posted on the site and categorize the post as “suicidal content” in the options. Facebook then sends an email to the suicidal user which contains methods of contact to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline which include a URL link for a direct online chat or the phone number. The chatting option allows potentially suicidal Facebook users to talk with a crisis counselor through an instant message format of communication.read more..

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