Technology and social media

How can you integrate technology and social media into health promotion?

An increasing number of health care, public health, community health and nonprofit organizations are contributing to an online dialogue on the improvement of health for all Canadians, and for people worldwide. Participation in this virtual sharing increases an organization’s ability to convey their message and engage the peoples or groups affected by their work. Although some organizations are wary of the risks associated with online sharing, many are realizing that the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages.

The tools listed below, among others, can help you participate in this dialogue. For each tool we have created a quick summary of what it is, what it can do for you, how you can get it, and some resources for further exploration.

Specific tools: