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February 7, 2019

Partnering with Experts to Protect People from Self-Harm and Suicide

We care deeply about the safety of our community — and with the advice of experts we set policies for what is and isn’t allowed on the platform.

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September 10, 2018

How Facebook AI Helps Suicide Prevention

Facebook is using machine learning to get more help to more people, faster.

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March 1, 2018

Live From Facebook’s Global Safety Summit

Two of Facebook’s senior executives discuss online safety with digital news site Axios.

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November 27, 2017

Getting Our Community Help in Real Time

When someone is expressing thoughts of suicide, it’s important to get them help as quickly as possible.

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September 7, 2017

World Suicide Prevention Day

By Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety We’re recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day by letting people know about the tools and resources we have developed for people who may be at risk. Throughout September, we’ll connect people with information about supportive groups and suicide prevention tools through ads in…

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March 1, 2017

Building a Safer Community With New Suicide Prevention Tools

By Vanessa Callison-Burch, Product Manager, Jennifer Guadagno, Researcher, and Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety There is one death by suicide in the world every 40 seconds, and suicide is the second leading cause of death for 15-29 year olds. Experts say that one of the best ways to prevent suicide…

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