Dec 5, 2020
In this safeguarding podcast we discuss with Lydia Grace of the Samaritans their industry guidelines for managing self-harm and suicide content on websites and how to keep vulnerable people safe online. What was the motivation behind these guidelines? Is self-harming an effective coping strategy? What's the difference between "helpful" and "harmful content"? Is AI useful in this context? Why are children worried about reporting content they've seen and why does platform transparency about prevalence rates cause a problem?