Friday, March 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Delivers Telemetry-free Windows 10 To China
Samsung Plans To Release New Curved TVs
ASUS STRIX GD30 Gaming Desktop Released
New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Available On Amazon
CIA Used Sophisticated Hack Techniques To Apple Devices: WikiLeaks
Samsung Adds 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic
Micron's Revenue Increased Due To Strong Memory Chip Sales
U.S. Senate Puts ISP Profits Over Your Privacy
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Faceboo...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Facebook Releases New Suicide Prevention Tools


Facebook is updating the tools and resources the company offers to people who may be thinking of suicide, as well as the support offered to their concerned friends and family members.



Facebook said Wednesday that it's in a "unique position," through personal connections people have on Facebook, to help connect those in distress with people who can support them.

People watching a Facebook Live broadcast will be able to report the video for an escalated response from Facebook. Facebook can reach out to emergency workers if the person is in imminent danger. Separately, the person filming will also be shown a set of resources pop up on their phone screen, so they can contact a friend or a help line.

The company is also streamlining the process to report posts about suicide or self-injury. And someone feeling depressed will have easier ways to contact crisis workers through Messenger.

Suicide prevention tools have been available on Facebook for more than 10 years and were developed in collaboration with mental health organizations such as Save.org, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Forefront and Crisis Text Line, and with input from people who have personal experience thinking about or attempting suicide.



Previous
Next
MWC: Nubia's N1 lite Has No Side Bezels, Comes With Camera Features        All News        GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Nvidia's fastest Card Yet, Arrives At $699
Intel Showcases 5G Advancements at 2017 Mobile World Congress     General Computing News      YouTube Unveils Live TV Service - YouTube TV

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Facebook Introduces Message Reactions and Mentions For Messenger
Now You Can Go Live On Facebook From Your Computer
The European Commission Ask Social Media Companies To Comply With EU Consumer Rules
Facebook Says Developers Cannot Use Its Data For Surveillance
Facebook Messenger's 'Day' Becomes Another Clone of Snapchat Stories
Facebook Unveils Big Basin GPU Server, Bryce Canyon Storage Platform
New App Lets You Watch Facebook Videos on TV
Facebook, Google, Others Unite Against Fake News in France
Facebook's Quarterly Profit And Revenue Increased On Mobile Advertising Gains
Facebook Said To Develop App for TV Set-top Boxes
Facebook Tests 'Stories' Tool, Updates Trending Stories
Facebook Journalism Project Aims At A Healthy News Ecosystem

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .