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Facebook and mental health experts are collaborating in efforts to prevent suicides.

Facebook expands suicide prevention efforts

Feb 26, 2015
New tools for users with troubling activity and the friends who report them.
Posted In: Facebook, suicide, mental health

Josef Ackermann resigns from Zurich after suicide of CFO

Aug 29, 2013
One of Europe's most famous businessmen has resigned after a suicide his company's CFO.
Posted In: Josef Ackermann, suicide, Zurich Insurance

Twitterventions: Using social media to reach out to those in need

Aug 29, 2013
A Canadian nurse uses Twitter to find people who may be suicidal and help them.
Posted In: Twitter, suicide, social media

Blackberry's Back, and Facebook Works Toward Suicide Prevention

Jan 31, 2013
Blackberry is back, with the launch of two new phones it hopes will revive the struggling smartphone company formerly known as Research in Motion. Facebook is working on best practices in an emerging area of social media -- suicide prevention. And, the military is using brain scans on new recruits -- canine recruits.
Posted In: Blackberry, Research in Motion, Facebook, suicide

Facebook builds mechanism to respond to suicide threats

Mar 9, 2011
Facebook has built a page for reporting suicidal content that people see on the site. It's a form where you fill in the url where you spotted it,...
Posted In: Facebook, Health, policy, privacy, social media, suicide

Foxconn perspective

May 31, 2010
We've been following the story of the Foxconn suicides closely.  Someone passed along this link to us about how the media is misrepresenting the...
Posted In: apple, Dell, Foxconn, Hp, suicide