Examples of good practices in using social media:
- Official social media accounts for WHO, CDC, etc: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC07-dOwgza1IguKA86jqxNA, https://www.youtube.com/user/cdcstreaminghealth
- Contributing to science together – example of
a research article stating as authors the participants to the intervention
Cooper, Seth, Firas Khatib, Adrien Treuille, Janos Barbero, Jeehyung Lee, Michael Beenen, Andrew Leaver-Fay, David Baker, Zoran Popović, and Foldit players. 2010. “Predicting Protein Structures with a Multiplayer Online Game.” Nature 2010 466:7307 466 (7307): 756–60. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature09304 .
- Social Networks for patients: such as Patients Like Me - https://www.patientslikeme.com/
- Google Trends: https://trends.google.com/trends/?geo=RO
- Preparedness information for certain disasters: https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2011/05/preparedness-101-zombie-apocalypse/ and https://emergency.cdc.gov/ and https://www.challenge.gov/
- Digital Disease Detection via Health Map -https://healthmap.org/en/
- Health apps: Certified by the Food and Drug Administration - https://apps.healthskouts.com/
- How Social
Media Impacts Healthcare:
- Andrew Huberman – Huberman Lab Podcast – Discussing neuroscience: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2D2CMWXMOVWx7giW1n3LIg
Examples of bad practices in using social media:
Germani, Federico, and Nikola Biller-Andorno. 2021. “The Anti-Vaccination Infodemic on Social Media: A Behavioral Analysis.” PLOS ONE 16 (3): e0247642. https://doi.org/10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0247642 .