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 and LinkedIn 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 LinkedIn

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