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05.03.17
Facebook will hire 3,000 moderators to tackle livestreamed violence
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Facebook will hire 3,000 moderators to tackle livestreamed violence

The social network gets serious about the safety of its community.

By C. Low,   05.03.17
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05.01.17
Netflix gives controversial '13 Reasons Why' series more viewer warnings
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Netflix gives controversial '13 Reasons Why' series more viewer warnings

A new caution message will pre-empt the first episode.

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04.27.17
Cyberbullying nets '13 Reasons Why' mature rating in New Zealand
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Cyberbullying nets '13 Reasons Why' mature rating in New Zealand

Its portrayal of youth suicide is chief among New Zealand censors' concerns.

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03.01.17
Facebook testing AI that helps spot suicidal users
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Facebook testing AI that helps spot suicidal users

It's also adding real-time self-harm prevention tools to Facebook Live and Messenger.

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10.18.16
Instagram introduces new suicide prevention tools
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Instagram introduces new suicide prevention tools

You can now report troubling posts, and support options will pop up for specific hashtag searches.

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06.15.16
Facebook opens suicide prevention tools to everyone
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Facebook opens suicide prevention tools to everyone

If a loved one has been posting worrying updates, the social network can check on your friend for you.

By C. Low,   06.15.16
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