February 20, 2016
After successful trials of ‘Suicide Prevention Tool’ in US and Australia, Facebook also launched this in UK.This tool will allow users to notify Facebook if a friend is in distress.
This tool aims to provide advice and support for those who are struggling to cope up including their friends and family.
Julie de Bailliencourt, EMEA Safety Policy Manager at Facebook told the Newsbeat: “We have a really strong sense of responsibility towards the safety of people who are on our platform. We felt that while we’ve been working with the Samaritans for a number of years, we wanted to take this partnership to a whole new level.”
For more details you can visit:https://www.facebook.com/help/594991777257121/