WhisperText said it had noticed how frequently suicide was mentioned by people living on US military bases or compounds and "reached out to organizations to see how we could work together to address this important issue." The information shared was not personally identifiable, it added. The app said it did not have a service in China.
WhisperText highlights and curates thematic narratives from users who are not personally identifiable either to Whisper employees or to the public. The Guardian has partnered and worked with Whisper since February this year and published stories using Whisper posts, with full understanding of its guidelines, WhisperText said.
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