Leading adviser quits over Instagram’s failure to remove self-harm content

Lotte Rubæk, a leading psychologist advising Meta on suicide prevention and self-harm quits her role, accusing the tech giant of failure to remove images of self-harm from its platforms, following outcry that the company is using harmful content to keep vulnerable young people hooked to their screens, also“triggering” vulnerable young women and girls to further harm themselves and contributing to rising suicide figures.