By Wendy Shore on December 14, 2020

Tech giants face fines on suicide posts

Tech giants face fines on suicide posts: Social media firms could face huge penalties for failing to tackle content that encourages self-harm.

Social media firms such as Facebook and Instagram could face multi-million pound fines under laws to ban content that encourages suicide and self-harm.

The Government wants to draw up offences banning the spread of such material, which has been implicated in deaths around the world.

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Published by Wendy Shore December 14, 2020