Kendall Jenner On Why She Left Instagram And When She Will Return. Kendall Jennerhas revealed the reason she has decided to leave Instagram, albeit temporarily.
Speaking on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 21-year-old Kendall explained that her decision came down to wanting a "detox". Getty "I just wanted a little bit of a break. I'm always on it", Kendall explained, revealing a sentiment we can all relate to. "I feel like I would wake up in the morning and I would look at it first thing, I would go to bed and it was the last thing I would look at. The news that she had left the social-media platform made headlines across the world, something that Kendall herself found quite bizarre. "It's so crazy to me that it even became huge news like that. However, we aren't saying goodbye to Kendall's well-placed tresses and insider snaps forever. Instagram combats mental illness with new Suicide Prevention Tool. Instagram has created a Suicide Prevention Tool designed to flag posts related to self-harm or suicide.
Greg Medina/Asst. Photography Editor Mostly everyone on social media has seen it—that post about self-harm or depression. Normally, we brush it off as a joke and keep scrolling. Or we do not know how to intervene and as a result, we do nothing. This tool allows users to anonymously flag posts about self-harm. More than 30,000 suicides occur in the U.S. every year and with instant communication, many young people are reaching out via social media, according to a May 2012 article in the American Journal of Public Health. Assistant Director of Outreach at CAPS, Dr. “Today, we communicate more online, chatting, texting, public blogs, or through social media,” Shah said via an email interview. Ignoring a depressing post is easy because we are not directly confronted with the poster or the consequences of our inaction.
Madison Feser can be reached at email@example.com. Instagram teases new feature on mental illness. Depression is a very big problem in todays society.
Many people turn to social media to express themselves and their feelings. Instagram wants to take a stand and do something about it. They plan on adding a new feature. “The platform has introduced a new feature which will aim to help users who might be struggling with mental health issues, by allowing people to flag up when they think a fellow IGer needs help.”
Miranda Larbi for Metro.co.uk said. “I don’t think this would be useful. Most students feel that this new feature would not be useful and that people would just use the feature for bullying. “I would honestly rather someone come up to me and confront me in person if they felt that I had a problem, rather then send it anonymously through social media,” Jackie Berchtold said. “Depending on what the person was saying to me then yes I may use the anonymous messaging,” Payton Greene, a sophomore said. You can help people with mental illness through new Instagram feature - TheCable Lifestyle. Mental illness is often overlooked because we can’t physically see it but it affects millions of people around the world.
The truth remains that many people face one mental illness or the other and there is no platform or avenue for help. Social media is a place where people come to connect and socialise but at the same time, many fight insecurities, loneliness, inadequacy, and isolation. Recognising this, Instagram has added a feature which enables people to offer help to anyone without the awkwardness of confrontation and potential confusion. If you see an Instagram post of a user that makes you worry about the status of their mental health, there is now an option for Instagram to send an anonymous message to the person on your behalf. The message will read: “Someone saw one of your posts and thinks you might be going through a difficult time. “We understand friends and family often want to offer support but don’t know how best to reach out”, Levine added. Placebo Pets: How Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid Became Humanoid Creatures for W.