Inside Facebook’s Suicide Algorithm: Here’s How The Company Uses Artificial Intelligence To Predict Your Mental State From Your Posts

Facebook is scanning nearly every post on the platform in an attempt to assess suicide risk. Facebook passes the information along to law enforcement for wellness checks. Privacy experts say Facebook’s failure to get affirmative consent from users for the program presents privacy risks that could lead to exposure or worse. In March 2017, Facebook launched an ambitious project to prevent suicide with artificial intelligence. READ MORE ON: BUSINESS INSIDER

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