After some horrific events on Facebook Live, including suicides and reports of a murder, Facebook is adding another 3,000 people to its worldwide support staff. The company
In December, Facebook said that it would start flagging “disputed” stories in an attempt to warn users about fake news and they have just launched that feature.
The announcement focused on new Facebook tools for helping people “in real time on Facebook Live,” facilitating live chat support from crisis support organizations via Facebook Messenger and “streamlined reporting for suicide, assisted by artificial intelligence." There have been reports of people, including a 14-year-old Miami girl, who have broadcast their suicides via the Facebook Live video streaming feature.
Lifestage is an iOS app that Facebook is testing at a small number of U.S. schools. As you may have heard, Facebook is testing a new iOS app called Lifestage, which is