Facebook Adds Suicide Prevention Tools

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Facebook Adds Suicide Prevention Tools Facebook has recently introduced new tools designed to prevent suicide in Japan, where it is a leading cause of death. The new tools, previously released in the United States on June 14, include a V-shaped symbol on the upper right-hand corner of the screen that can be pressed to flag and report that a user is concerned about a post being suicidal. This is great news in suicide prevention as people across the world can now flag a message as one that could raise concern about...

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Drugs Sold Over Social Media

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Drugs Sold over Social Media Surprisingly enough, it is completely legal to post a picture of drugs on social media. Because of this, many drug dealers are using code words and selling drugs such as codeine, prescription medications, and marijuana on popular social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Most often, drug dealers will post a picture of a particular drug on a social media site and hashtag it with the name of the drug and watch and wait for people to search that hashtag. Dealers then...

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