CDC uses social media to provide users with access to credible, science-based health information when, where, and how you want it. A variety of social media tools are used to reinforce and personalize messages, reach new audiences, and build a communication infrastructure based on open information exchange. Metrics enable CDC to measure reach and engagement across audiences.
Social Media Metrics
CDC uses buttons and badges with links to Web sites to share health messages.
Content Syndication Metrics
Partners can use CDC’s content syndication technology to display fresh web content on the partner’s web pages.
Connect with CDC on one of our Facebook profiles. These profiles feature daily health and safety information from CDC.
Watch one of CDC’s online videos to engage with CDC content in a fun, visual and interactive way.
Follow one of CDC’s status updates on Twitter.
Podcasts and RSS Metrics
CDC produces podcasts to provide health information in a portable format.
Add a CDC widget to your Web page, social networking profile or blog, and stay informed with up-to-date, credible health and safety content.
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