Social Media at CDC [website]   [open html - 50KB]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "uses social media to provide users with access to credible, science-based health information when, where, and how you want it. A variety of social media tools are used to reinforce and personalize messages, reach new audiences, and build a communication infrastructure based on open information exchange." This site includes a set of social media tools; information on current CDC social media campaigns; a metrics dashboard for developing social media strategies; as well as guidance and best practices for using social media to "to provide critical information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information and security requirements," which "may be useful materials for other federal, state and local agencies as well as private organizations to reference when developing social media tools."

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