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Your Facebook Post Can Imprison You

Jamie Court | Posted 03.12.2015 | Technology
Jamie Court

What you say on Facebook can land you in a mental institution? That's what happened to Shane Tusch of San Mateo.

Facebook Adds New Feature For Suicide Prevention

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Technology

Starting on Wednesday, Facebook is rolling out a new feature for suicide prevention. The social media site is partnering with Now Matters Now, the...

Facebook Chat Suicide

AP | ANNIE HUANG | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A woman in Taiwan killed herself by inhaling poisonous fumes while chatting with friends on Facebook and none of them alerted a...

Facebook Chat Feature Aims To Prevent Suicide

AP | By BROOKE DONALD | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Facebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help. A program laun...

Why Parents Should Both Monitor And Empower Kids Using Social Media

Tina Barseghian | Posted 06.16.2011 | Education
Tina Barseghian

With guidance and support -- and with parents to set examples of what they think is appropriate -- kids can learn their place and their responsibility as part of a worldwide online community.

Woman Announces Suicide On Facebook--And None Of Her Friends Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: A Facebook spokesperson has contacted HuffPostTech with the following statement regarding Simone Back's suicide: We were deeply saddened to h...

Emily Staupe Leaves Facebook Note To Say Goodbye To Friends | Christine McConville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It was at about midnight on Saturday, when Emily Staupe - distraught, jobless and 30 - apparently left a final note to all her Facebook friends. "Eac...

Alexis Pilkington Facebook: Cyber Bullies Harass Dead Teen Even After Suicide

Associated Press | Colleen Long and Samantha Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Alexis Pilkington was a popular athlete, a well-liked star who had already landed a soccer scholarship to college. But none of that stopped the 17-yea...

Emma Jones, British Teacher, Killed Herself After Naked Photos Posted On Facebook

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An inquest into the death of a British teacher in Abu Dhabi has been told that the 24-year-old killed herself after her ex-boyfriend posted naked phot...

Local Man Details Own Murder-Suicide On Facebook

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TEXT FROM AP LOS ANGELES — A California man who killed himself and his 9-month-old son in an apparent murder-suicide left dozens of angry, despe...

Seppukoo: Kill Off Your Facebook Identity With | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Incensed at Facebook's recent privacy changes? Had it up to here with your social networking virtual life? Kill it off with honor using the "anti-soci...

Suicide Student Saved By Facebook Message | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A TEEN who posted a Facebook suicide note was saved after a frantic international race-against-time rescue...

Facebook Friend Saves Life Of Suicidal Teenager From Across The Atlantic

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A schoolboy who announced his imminent suicide on Facebook was saved when a friend across the Atlantic in America read his threat and raised the alarm...

Paul Zolezzi, Aspiring Model, Posts Suicide Note Over Facebook Status

New York Daily News | Alison Gendar and Tracy Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An aspiring model struggling with heroin addiction hanged himself in a Brooklyn park early Friday - after forecasting his suicide on Facebook. A jo...