Snapchat’s new mental health tool will offer helpful intervention – #snap #snapchat #mentalhealth #tools #search #intervention #safety #fastcompany | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 11, 2020 No Comments Technology Adam E. Williams
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Snapchat is launching a search tool called Here For You that will surface “safety resources” from mental health experts when users search for sensitive topics like anxiety, depression, suicide, and bullying, the company announced Tuesday.

For instance, if a user searched for “thinspo” (content that may skew to be pro-anorexia), the search results would “intervene” with content by experts, Fast Company reports. While parent company Snap did not elaborate on how often these kinds of searches occur on Snapchat, the platform has one of the youngest audiences of any social media platform. It reaches 90 percent of 13- to 24-year-olds, a group who may be most vulnerable to bullying or suggestive content.

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