Social Media Content

2022 Tips Campaign on Social Media

Share information about the new Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) participants on your own social media accounts. Download images that are sized appropriately for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Recommended Social Media Messages

Use the messages below on your own social media account(s). You can also engage with us by liking, sharing, or retweeting our #CDCTips posts on CDC Tobacco Free Twitter and Facebook.

2020 Montages

  • From 2012–2018, the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign has motivated one million Americans to successfully quit smoking. Learn more about the 2020 #CDCTips campaign at CDC.gov/tips.
  • The #CDCTips campaign has returned for its 9th year to feature stories of real people living with smoking-related diseases and the impact their illnesses have had on their families. Visit CDC.gov/tips to read their stories.

Recommended Social Media Messages

Use the messages below on your own social media account(s). You can also engage with us by liking, sharing, or retweeting our #CDCTips posts on CDC Tobacco Free Twitter and Facebook.

Remember to use #CDCTips to join the conversation.

2022 Montages

  • #CDCTips is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The campaign features the stories of real people living with smoking-related illnesses and their caregivers. Learn more: CDC.gov/Tips
  • 1 million people have quit smoking because of #CDCTips. 2022 marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign and the launch of new ads to help inspire people to quit smoking. CDC.gov/Tips
  • Hard-hitting media campaigns, like #CDCTips, help educate people about the health effects of smoking and motivate people to quit smoking. Learn more at: CDC.gov/Tips
  • Los anuncios de la campaña Consejos de exfumadores® de los CDC cuentan las historias inspiracionales de personas reales que tienen enfermedades causadas por el tabaquismo. #CDCConsejos

Tips Through the Years

  • Since 2012, #CDCTips has told the stories of real people living with smoking-related diseases in an effort to help others quit. Learn more: CDC.gov/Tips
In the 10 years CDC's Tips campaign has been on the air. Find your inspiration at CDC.gov/Tips

Download this video sized for Facebook and Twitter on the Media Campaign Resource Centerexternal icon.

Impact of the Tips Campaign

  • The #CDCTips campaign has increased calls to quitlines and visits to quit smoking websites. Learn more: CDC.gov/TipsImpact

2022 Tips Profile Picture

Click on the link to open the image. Then right click the image and select “Save picture as…” to download the image.

Support the 2022 Tips campaign by changing your profile picture or encouraging your friends, fans, and followers to use the image as their own profile picture.

Option 1: Create a temporary profile picture.

Option 2: Post the image on your social media profile with the copy below.

Proposed post copy: This 10th year, #CDCTips is deeply grateful to the public health heroes of the Tips campaign who have bravely told their stories in order to help people quit smoking. Get inspired at https://go.usa.gov/xsjMvexternal icon.

2022 Tips Facebook Frames

Support the 2022 Tips campaign by changing your profile picture or encouraging your friends, fans, and followers to use the image as their own profile picture.

Proud to be Smokefree! Tips from Former Smokers - 10 years - picture of a young woman. This is a Facebook Frame.
Smokefree and loving life thanks #CDCTIPS! - Tips from Former Smokers - 10 years - picture of a man. This is a Facebook Frame.
I Quit. You can too. #CDCTIPS - 10 years - picture of a woman with glasses. This is a Facebook Frame.

To add one of our three frames to your profile picture:

  1. Go to facebook.com/profilepicframes
  2. Search using the phrase “CDC Tips” and select the CDC Tips frame you want to use.
  3. Click Use as Profile Picture to save.

Social Media Channels

Media Camapaign Resource Center

 

Find more social and digital media assets to promote the Tips campaign.

Asthma & Secondhand Smoke

A Tip About Secondhand Smoke: No one should have to work in an environment that makes them sick. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip About Secondhand Smoke: Secondhand smoke triggers severe asthma attacks. A Tip From a Former Smoker: You think a lot about your teeth when you don't have any. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip About Secondhand Smoke: Don't be shy about telling people not to smoke around your kids. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip About Secondhand Smoke: Let future generations know the dangers of secondhand smoke. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Buerger’s Disease

A Tip From a Former Smoker: Allow extra time to put on your legs. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: Don't think smoking can't hurt you, because it can. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Cancer

A Tip From a Former Smoker: After you have a lung removed, take short breaths. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: It takes a while to eat when you're using a feeding tube. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From A Former Smoker: Those things you say will never happen to you? They happen.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: Be prepared. Your lung cancer may spread to your brain. Like many people, Rose never thought this would happen to her. For free help to quit, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: I never thought I'd be at risk from smoking. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
Sharon
A Tip From a Former Smoker: I don't want to see anyone get addicted to cigarettes. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: Please quit so you don't go through what I went through. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From A Former Smoker: Record your voice for loved ones while you still can.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A Tip From A Former Smoker: If you feel attached to your cigarettes, just wait until you have an oxygen tank.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: Figure out how to tell your grandkids you won't be around anymore. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Diabetes

A Tip From a Former Smoker: Make a list of the things you're ok with losing because you'd rather smoke. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Gum (Periodontal) Disease

A Tip From a Former Smoker: My wake-up call was losing most of my teeth. Smoking can cause gum disease and tooth loss. Brett knows this all too well. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: You think a lot about your teeth when you don't have any. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Heart Disease/Stroke

A Tip From a Former Smoker: Don't wait for open heart surgery to stop smoking. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: Do your heart a favor. Quit smoking. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: After a stroke from smoking, get used to losing your independence. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

HIV/AIDS

A Tip From a Former Smoker: HIV didn't cause my stroke, smoking with HIV did. Smoking with HIV caused Brian's stroke and blood clot on his lungs. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Military

A Tip From A Former Smoker: It's hard to serve your country when you're too weak to put on your uniform.

Pregnancy

A Tip From a Former Smoker: Some of the reasons to quit smoking are very small. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Quitting

A Tip From a Former Smoker: I wanted to be a good role model for my kids, so I quit smoking. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: I started exercising instead of smoking. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From A Former Smoker: After I quit, I realized there's another world beyond smoking. And it's a beautiful place to be.
A Tip From A Former Smoker: I quit so I'd be more than a memory to my daughter.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: I quit so I could be around for my daughter. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
A Tip From a Former Smoker: Quitting smoking was a rewarding experience. For free help to quit smoking, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
Today I start my quit journey. Free resources provided by smokefree.gov