Facebook rolls out new suicide-prevention tools - KGO-TV

Facebook is getting a lot of praise for launching suicide prevention tools after three teens live streamed their suicide. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Jessica Castro. Thursday, March 02, 2017. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --. Facebook is getting a lot of praise for ...

Facebook Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Help Prevent Suicide - Tech.Co

The cost-benefit analysis of social media has been hotly debated in recent years. Sure, the ability to personally connect with anyone on the planet via the internet allows for a unique perspective on the world at large. But with the advent of issues ...

Facebook introduces suicide prevention tools - PR Daily (registration)

The company said it will improve reporting tools if viewers think someone who is streaming on Facebook Live might harm themselves. The move comes in the wake of what USA Today called “an alarming phenomenon” of people taking their own lives while ...

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Joins Facebook To Release New Life Saving Tools - Los Alamos Daily Post

NEW YORK, N.Y. ― At the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, we are proud of our ongoing relationship with Facebook and our long collaboration to provide innovative suicide prevention resources and support to their digital community. Today's ...

Facebook Finally Addresses Live Streaming Of Suicides Via FB-Live - Benzinga

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) has taken incremental measures to prevent suicides after some of its users streamed live suicides and killings through its Facebook Live. These incidences have increased in recent times, as anyone possessing a smartphone can ...

Facebook To Use Artificial Intelligence To Spot Suicidal Users - IFLScience

Mark Zuckerberg's all-encompassing and ever-present social media network is now employing the help of artificial intelligence to try to prevent one of the leading causes of death among the Facebook generation: Suicide. Facebook announced their action ...

Facebook aims to prevent suicide with AI tools - IT PRO

Facebook has boosted the suicide prevention tools it provides its users if they are contemplating suicide or if friends or family are concerned about someone they're connected with. Although the company already has some features in place to help people ...

Facebook using artificial intelligence to help suicidal users - The Independent

Facebook has started using artificial intelligence to identify users who are potentially at risk of taking their own lives. The social network has developed algorithms capable of scanning posts and comments for warning signs. These could be phrases ...

Facebook integrates AI-based tool for suicide prevention; here's how it works - International Business Times, India Edition

To put a stop to the disturbing trend of suicides on Facebook Live feature, the social media mogul, with help of renowned psychiatrists, has developed an AI-based suicide prevention tool. Rohit KVN. March 2, 2017 15:55 IST. Facebook, Suicide prevention ...

Facebook to help in suicide prevention through AI, pattern recognition - Business Standard

With the surge in instances of people using Facebook Live to stream suicides, the social media giant is expanding the portfolio of its suicide prevention tools that use artificial intelligence (AI) and pattern recognition to help troubled users. The ...

Facebook launches suicide prevention AI tool to identify people at risk of self injury - International Business Times, Singapore Edition

Facebook has just launched a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered suicide prevention tool to identify users who may be at risk of potential self injury or planning a suicide attempt. This move comes in the wake of prevailing suicide escalations ...

Facebook Live to help prevent suicide in real-time - ABC Online

People with suicidal thoughts who make worrying posts to Facebook Live will now get real-time intervention, in changes that come after a number of livestreamed deaths. The social media giant has announced it is expanding its suicide prevention tools to ...

Suicide prevention tools introduced in Facebook Live and Messengers - Gizbot

As we all know, Facebook always has one or the other exciting features to offer us, every week. This time, it came up with a unique idea to save the lives of people who are depressed. According to World Health Organisation, for every 40 seconds, people ...

Facebook Tackles Stigma Around Suicide Prevention Services With New Tools - MediaFile

While the digital age has created a hyperconnected society, the steady increase in suicide rates across all age groups over recent years proves that people still struggle to reach out for help before it's too late. Facebook is trying to play a role in ...

Facebook introduces suicide prevention tools for live video and Messenger - Tech2

Facebook has introduced new tools to prevent suicides. The additional capabilities are available in live video, in Messenger, and streamlined reporting of posts supported by artificial intelligence. Facebook has also made it easier for concerned users ...

Facebook to update suicide prevention tools for Live videos - The New Indian Express

NEW YORK: With the surge in instances of people using Facebook Live to stream suicides, the social networking giant is including new options for people to report such videos. According to a report in Abc News on Wednesday, Facebook said that it's in a ...

Facebook improves suicide prevention tools - Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Facebook announced Thursday, March 2, the release of new and improved suicide prevention tools to help its users get the support they need at critical moments. "Facebook is in a unique position — through friendships on the site ...

With Cases Of Suicide On The Rise, Facebook To Soon Roll Out Its AI Based Suicide Prevention Tools - CrazyEngineers

second common cause of death with their strength of social accounts. Yesterday, in a press release, the tech giant has acknowledged that the data shows frequent suicide attempts are very common in the age group of 15-29 years. While this is true, the ...

Facebook adds suicide-prevention tools for live video, Messenger - The Sydney Morning Herald

California: Facebook wants to help prevent suicide in real time as live video and messaging grow in popularity. On Wednesday, the tech firm announced new tools so users can report a video in which someone is live-streaming a suicide attempt or self-injury.

Facebook & Twitter Are Rolling Out New Features to Protect Your Mental Health - Shape Magazine

Beyoncé, T-Swift, and many others would agree that "haters gonna hate," and that's just the way it goes. (Just ask these celebs who shut down social media body-shamers like it's their job.) But while there's not much you can do to stop people from ...