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Social media warning messages on self-harm images - tell us your thoughts.

TheMixTheMix Posts: 3,040 Boards Guru
edited February 2019 in We Need You
Hi Everyone,

Trigger warning – this thread talks about self-harm/suicide so please only read if you feel able to. If there’s anything you’ve found upsetting in this thread, please do reach out for support with us https://www.themix.org.uk/get-support or you can phone Samaritans on 116 123.

We have a chance to feed into how Instagram and Facebook communicates with people who are trying to view or post content which contains images of self-harm.  

We have until 4 pm today to feedback your thoughts on the wording.  You can do that by completing this form.

Please don't share this around as it is still confidential.  This form is specifically about the wording on the warning messages.  If your there is a more public discussion going on over here, where your welcome to tell us what you think of the changes as a whole :) 

Thank you, and we are looking forward to hearing your thoughts. 

Italia & The Team. 
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  • independent_independent_ Community Champion Posts: 8,611 Legendary Poster
    Aw I missed this, I didn't see it before 4pm. It's really fantastic that this community has been able to have a say though :) 
    “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.”
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