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Suicidal? Just Depressed? Be Careful How You Phrase It Online

Kaitlin Bell Barnett | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaitlin Bell Barnett

Facebook's new "flag" policy for threats of self-harm strikes me as an efficient, measured approach that manages to offer timely help while also respecting the privacy of the people making the alleged threats. The trouble, as always, is interpreting what constitutes a threat.