Now that we know that you use it, or don’t use it, can you define it? Can you give some additional examples?
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Ning Flickr Delicious Blogs
Social Media It’s having conversations It’s making connections It’s building relationships It’s sharing resources and information It’s networking It’s collaborating
Old media: broadcasting information, the “power” stayed with the people that could broadcast Televisions Radio Newspapers
New media: more of a conversation, the power is distributed, everyone can have a say Blogs Wikis Social profiles
We are not one dimensional human beings. We interact differently with our friends, than we do with our family (and sometimes different with different family members) and differently with our coworkers. It’s the same online
Many industries, including health care use social media on a day to day basis for a variety of reasons
Facebook - What is it, what to use it forLinkedInTwitterNingFlickrEthical considerations Faculty and student interactions Physician and patient interactions
Social media & health sciences presentation v2
Social Media &
Apostolos Koutropoulos, MBA, MSIT, MEd, CTS
Healey Library - UMass Boston
Who’s using them
students & teachers
The who & how
the internet does not forget
your posts become part of the permanent record
HR and future employers do look at these things
need to consider before you post:
organizational codes of conduct
who is going to see this?
Things to remember
What you share today will be known tomorrow by ALL
How will this reflect on you personally? professionally?
Before you post, think about how what you say now might
impact you later – the internet never forgets!
Words of Wisdom