Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday December 13, 2011

Facebook Aims to Help Prevent Suicide

No one "likes" your latest status update? Have you been "unfriended?" Tormented by the comments on your profile picture? Don't despair, Facebook is here to help.

Facebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help. A program launching Tuesday enables users to instantly connect with a crisis counselor through Facebook's "chat" messaging system.