CHINA ROLLS OUT AI SYSTEM TO SPOT NETIZENS WITH SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

ACCORDING TO CHINA YOUTH DAILY, THE SYSTEM HAS SENT 14,435 MESSAGES TO INTERNET USERS SINCE JULY 2017, WITH AN ACCURACY RATE OF 92.2 PERCENT.

SUICIDE PREVENTION IS A PRIORITY OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT, AS SUICIDE, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE, IS BECOMING A SERIOUS ISSUE IN CHINESE SOCIETY.

Once a potentially suicidal user is found, the system will use its Weibo Account to send them a message, encouraging them to call local suicide prevention services for help.
China's top research center has launched an artificial intelligence system to spot internet users with suicidal thoughts, as well as offering them resources on mental health and psychological counseling.
Suicide prevention is a priority of the Chinese government, as suicide, especially among young people, is becoming a serious issue in Chinese society.

China’s top research center has launched an artificial intelligence system to spot internet users with suicidal thoughts, as well as offering them resources on mental health and psychological counseling. The system,...

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