In the Know: Social Media for Public Health—Facebook & Image Sharing

Melissa Beaupierre

Melissa Beaupierre

“In the Know: Facebook and Image Sharing for Public Health” is a live webcast exploring how image-based social media channels–including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Flickr–can be used effectively for public health impact. This webcast is sponsored by CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) and is the fourth in a series of six and will feature CDC NPIN and experts with extensive experience in social media. Each webcast focuses on a social media channel and includes cutting-edge information for effectively integrating social media into public health communication strategies.

Join us on Tuesday, April 23rd, at 2:00 P.M. ET to learn best practices for image-based social media, discover tips and helpful tools, and hear social media success stories from public health partners. “In the Know: Facebook and Image Sharing for Public Health” is an interactive, free webcast. Follow the conversation or ask questions during the simultaneous Twitter Chat using the hashtag #SM4PH.

Additional upcoming CDC NPIN “In the Know: Social Media for Public Health” webcasts will air on the following dates:

  • April 23, 2013—In the Know: Facebook & Image Sharing (Instagram, Pinterest & Flickr) for Public Health
  • May 14, 2013—In the Know: Google Plus & YouTube for Public Health
  • June 4, 2013—In the Know: Social Media Measurement & Evaluation for Public Health Success

Please register for this free webcast and remember to mark your calendar for upcoming webcasts!

For additional information on all webcasts and to access archived video and slides of previous webcasts visit the link below. Archived CDC NPIN “In the Know: Social Media for Public Health” webcasts include:

  • February 19, 2013—Twitter for Public Health
  • March 12, 2013—LinkedIn & SlideShare for Public Health
  • April 2, 2013—Gaming & Mobile for Public Health

Visit the CDC NPIN “In the Know” webpage.

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  1. diditaditia says:

    very good idea!! if I may know where the show is held? and when the implementation?

  2. Image sharing has take a socia media by storm. Peolpe share their photos across the globe on a daily basis to socia media such as Facebook and others.

  3. i think the approach you suggest is the more efficient for the time we live in, technology and social media share are the most important key to spread a message, and with the use of creative methods you get more people to like and share it.

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