Instagram tightens rules on self-injury images.

Changes to Instagram’s self-harm content rules follow a comprehensive review involving specialists and academics from around the world on youth, mental health, and suicide. The move came after British Health Secretary Matt Hancock met social media corporations concerning doing more to safeguard the mental state of teenagers using their platforms. British teenager molly Russell was found dead in her bedroom in 2017. The 14-year-old had apparently taken her own life, and her Instagram account reportedly revealed she followed accounts associated with depression and […]

Facebook to use AI to respect the dead

Facebook has said it’s working on using AI to prevent a common and upsetting problem: receiving notifications concerning deceased friends and beloved ones. The company said it hoped to prevent the “painful” experience of getting suggestions to invite dead people to events, or to wish them a happy birthday.On profiles, tributes to a person will currently appear separately, keeping the […]