Facebook launches tool to report suicidal behaviors

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The new tool gives people who may not be comfortable picking up the phone a direct avenue to seek help.

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The new tool gives people who may not be comfortable picking up the phone a direct avenue to seek help. Source: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/lifestyle/gadgets-and-tech/12/14/11/facebook-launches-tool-report-suicidal-behavior Facebook launched a new suicide prevention tool on Tuesday, giving users a direct link to an online chat with counselors who can help, the company said. Friends are able to report suicidal behavior by clicking a report option next to any piece of content on the site and cho...


Catastrophe in Japan

Posted March 14, 2011 no picture

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Over the weekend, Japan faced catastrophic events. They had a massive earthquake at 8.9 magnitude on the scale with numerous aftershocks and huge tsunamis followed. The whole country shook, literally. Japan is now 8 feet closer to the East. It was very shocking to see the disaster happening live on TV as the residents of Japan took videos and uploaded them on YouTube. Social media was the most useful tool for Japan to use to ask for help. People around the world were able to get instant SOS fro...



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