Facebook Rolls Out New Suicide-Prevention Tools
Facebook Rolls Out New Suicide-Prevention Tools

On Facebook, we have everything for communication, linking and sharing of content between users, but, apart from this Mark Zuckerberg’s social network is also always aware of other relevant issues as well, hence, Facebook recently, rolls out new suicide prevention tools.

Facebook Rolls Out New Suicide-Prevention Tools

Facebook is not the world’s largest social network by mere chance, as well as having everything for communication, linking and sharing of content between users, Mark Zuckerberg’s social network is also always aware of other relevant issues today.

In this way, now it has more tools that help in suicide prevention. Suicide is a delicate subject, current and extremely worrying. According to statistics, for every 40 seconds, a suicide death occurs, being the second leading cause of death between 15 and 29 years of age.

According to the experts, one of the best ways to avoid suicide is for people at risk to listen to individuals who care about them.

Facebook helps in suicide prevention

The more allies and more help exist with regard to suicide, the better it will help to prevent. Thus, the largest social network has joined to provide help in preventing this reality. To this end, Zuckerberg’s social network will enable the help of linking a person in danger with people who can support him/her through this platform.

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Facebook already had tools for suicide prevention, but now they are more and more complete, and with new features, as now they have:-

  • Integrated suicide prevention tools to help people in real-time on Facebook Live
  • Live chat from crisis support organizations through real-time Messenger
  • Simplified reports for suicide, assisted by artificial intelligence

However, for now, partners and assistance with artificial intelligence are still only available in the US.

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We are thus counting on one more precious help in preventing this reality that shocks us all. Being a social network, it makes perfect sense to have these resources that can save lives.

So, you can check out these new tools in more detail on the Facebook newsroom page and to land over their simply click here.



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