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Facebook

Overview

Social networking sites are online communities where people can interact with friends, family, coworkers, acquaintances and others with similar interests. Most social networking sites are Web-based and provide many ways for their users to interact, such as chat, messaging, email, video, voice chat, file-sharing, blogging and discussion groups. Popular social networking sites such as Facebook are being used daily by millions of people and are becoming a part of everyday online activities. Social networking sites provide an immediate and personal way to deliver programs, products and information to individuals or friends within your personal network.

CDC on Facebook

CDC encourages the strategic use of Facebook to effectively and inexpensively reach individuals with personalized and targeted health information. CDC manages the following Facebook profiles:

View CDC's Facebook Comment Policy



  • Page last reviewed: June 17, 2014
  • Page last updated: August 12, 2014
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