Global Publics Embrace Social Networking
Although still a relatively young technology, social networking is already a global phenomenon.
Going Viral Against HIV
A one-day forum on social media, HIV, and sexually transmitted infections turned out to be an unfiltered discussion of love, truth, and technology.
Is the age at which kids get cell phones getting younger?
What is the average age at which American kids get cell phones? and is it getting younger?
CNN: Do tweets change your behavior?
What is the reach and scope of online social networks? A CNN story prompts debate.
Facebook Messages – some say it’s an “email killer,” others disagree; Pew Internet data shows us where email stands today among youth
With Facebook’s announcement of the rollout of “Facebook Messages,” we offer our data on teens’ communication landscape as context for understanding the potential implications of the new feature.
The Future of Health Care: Robots and Networks
A radical proposal for saving health care (use robots) meets a parallel approach (use people).
On Veterans Day: Inspiration
In honor of Veterans Day, a profile of a few inspiring soldiers and inventors.
To improve health and health care… fill in the blank
Consumers are often described as the greatest untapped information resource in medicine, but our research shows that patients and caregivers are already accessing that knowledge.
Twitter: filter, suggestion box, idea machine, window
A very subjective guide to using Twitter to stay up to date on health and technology.
Building a Research Agenda for Participatory Medicine
Spot the opportunity: Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. Nearly half of American adults use online social network sites. Networks magnify whatever they are seeded with, for good or for ill.