Thursday, June 16, 2016

One Thing Snapchat Desperately Needs To Copy From Facebook And Twitter

Facebook unveiled expanded suicide prevention tools Tuesday — and Snapchat has some catching up to do.
Snapchat, despite its popularity with young people, is lagging behind rivals when it comes to suicide prevention tools.
Facebook on Tuesday debuted expanded self-harm reporting tools on every version of its service. Anyone who sees a post that signals a friend may be having trouble can now go through a series of steps to report that content as “suicidal.” The social network will suggest you reach out to the person. And the individual who posted that content will then receive resources from the Facebook team to help them get help. Twitter has similar features.

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