Facebook has announced an initiative to use AI to track users posts to detect suicide risks. Photo: Reuters

Facebook’s use of artificial intelligence to track suicide risk is a crucial step in helping troubled youth

Paul Yip says those at risk of suicide often leave clues of their intentions on social media, so the use of AI to track patterns in their language has the potential to save lives, and more can be achieved by sharing results

Topic |   Suicides in Hong Kong

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Facebook has announced an initiative to use AI to track users posts to detect suicide risks. Photo: Reuters
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