ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND HEALTH INFORMATION. Name Institution Role of social media and health information. Contents TOC \o \h \z \u Introduction. PAGEREF _Toc483918044 \h 3Description of the Situation. PAGEREF _Toc483918045 \h 4Use and Application of the Findings. PAGEREF _Toc483918046 \h 5The Positive Impacts of Social Media. PAGEREF _Toc483918047 \h 6Negative Impacts of Social Media as a Health Information Tool. PAGEREF _Toc483918048 \h 7Conclusion. PAGEREF _Toc483918049 \h 8References. PAGEREF _Toc483918050 \h 10 Introduction.The social media has had a significant impact on the lives of individuals. In fact many people spend a lot of time glued to the screens of their phones and desktops trying to elicit the different types of information related to their lives. The term "social media" does not have a meaningful definition. However it implies the different interactive internet platforms that are vital in the exchange of information and the various communication procedures. The examples health promotion during the occurrence of health epidemics. References.Bodnar T. & Salathé M. (2013 May). Validating models for disease detection using twitter. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web (pp. 699-702). ACM. doi>10.1145/2487788.2488027. Broniatowski D. A. Paul M. J. & Dredze M. (2013). National and local influenza surveillance through Twitter: an analysis of the 2012-2013 influenza epidemic. PloS one 8(12) e83672. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083672. Lamb A. Paul M. J. & Dredze M. (2013 June). Separating Fact from Fear: Tracking Flu Infections on Twitter. In HLT-NAACL (pp. 789-795). doi=10.1.1.378.2542 Lee K. Agrawal A. & Choudhary A. (2013 August). Real-time disease surveillance using twitter data: demonstration on flu and cancer. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining (pp. 1474-1477). ACM. doi>10.1145/2487575.2487709. Schmidt C. W. (2012). Using social media to predict and track disease outbreaks. Environmental health perspectives 120(1) A31. doi:10.1289/ehp.120-a30 [...]
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