Analyses | Innovation and technology development | 2014-11-17 | Sing Tao

Does social media murder?

The wide use of social media means a huge amount of comparatively unrestricted information is spreading at a rapid pace. This raises concerns that tragedy might be triggered from those prone to suicide accessing related information. The Centre’s weekly analysis looks into the relationship between social media and suicide. The article also points out that social media can help turn the tables if used properly.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.