Tag: self harm

Social media firms should face criminal prosecutions and unlimited fines if they do not protect young users, says NSPCC

Social media firms should face criminal prosecutions and unlimited fines if they do not protect young users, says NSPCC

SOCIAL media firms should face criminal prosecutions and unlimited fines if they do not protect their young users, the NSPCC today demands. The cha ...
Health Secretary vows to get specialists to ‘clean up social media for children’ and oversee the removal of self-harm pictures online

Health Secretary vows to get specialists to ‘clean up social media for children’ and oversee the removal of self-harm pictures online

A CRACK team of NHS medics will spearhead a massive drive to make the internet a safe place for kids. Senior doctors and nurses will team up with s ...
Banning self-harm and suicide content on social media could actually be MORE harmful to young people, expert reveals

Banning self-harm and suicide content on social media could actually be MORE harmful to young people, expert reveals

FOLLOWING the tragic suicide of schoolgirl Molly Russell, Instagram has bowed to pressure from campaigners and the government to remove all graphic ...
Has Instagram banned self-harm images and what has boss Adam Mosseri said about the sites policy on graphic images?

Has Instagram banned self-harm images and what has boss Adam Mosseri said about the sites policy on graphic images?

INSTAGRAM along with its parent company Facebook has been struggling to contain the flow of self-harm images on its site. The issue was brought int ...
It’s time for adolescent social media giants to grow up and take responsibility

It’s time for adolescent social media giants to grow up and take responsibility

IT isn’t hard to imagine the outrage if a newsagent started to stock a glossy magazine called “Practical Self-Harm” with the strapline: “This month ...
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