Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tools to Users Worldwide

In collaboration with mental health organizations Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tools to Users Worldwide to prevent suicide and self-injury.

Facebook announced this yesterday it has extended its support to self-harm issues through anti-suicide tools to users worldwide. The social media giant, Facebook has simplified this process for worried users across the globe to flag postings for the friends who may be harming themselves.

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Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tools to Users Worldwide

This mechanism was trialled in the United States to allow users to flag postings by other people that could give clues about suicidal plans or thoughts to self-harm.

The team of Facebook will then evaluate the risk level as indicated by the post and will then intervene accordingly.

The social media giant said in a statement that:

“As of today, the resources we send to the person who posted something concerning will include an expanded set of options. People can now choose to reach out to a friend, contact a helpline, or see tips.”

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