#63 – Products used to commit suicide recommended by Amazon algorithm
Platforms increasingly intervene in the content displayed online. But who should decide where we draw the line?
Trigger warning: Suicide
Amazon recommended products used to commit suicide, potentially hiding reviews warning about the danger
A food preservative sold by Amazon and other e-commerce sites is used as a poison to die by suicide. In July 2019, people begged Amazon to stop selling the product after relatives had used it to kill themselves. The company decl…
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