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Facebook AI on suicide watch
Mar 4, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

FACEBOOK will employ artificial intelligence to spot users who may be at risk of suicide, telling people to talk to friends or contact a helpline. Suicide prevention services have been available on Facebook for more than 10 years, but it is testing artificial intelligence as a way of identifying users who may be at risk. Its algorithm will flag up posts that are likely to include suicidal thoughts, it said.

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