Investigating suicide-related subliminal messages on Instagram: A frame-by-frame analysis of video posts

Background: Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among 15–29-year-olds and Instagram is one of the most popular and fastest-growing social media platforms among this age group. A previous study presented preliminary evidence for suicide-related “subliminal messages” on Instagram, defined as very brief presentations of suicide-related content in video posts that users have no conscious awareness […]