Health secretary threatens social media giants with bans unless they remove posts promoting suicide and self-harm after more families accuse sites of contributing to their children’s deaths

28 January 2019 – Daily Mail

Matt Hancock, Health Secretary, has said that social media companies could be banned unless they remove dangerous posts that promote self-harm and suicide.

His threats came after 30 families accused the social media companies of contributing to their children’s deaths by failing to remove distressing posts that are easily accessible online.


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