Social media channels are designed to be engaging; however these media are often used by public health organizations and practitioners as a means to disseminate mass information rather than to engage audiences in meaningful interaction. Harnessing social media to best achieve public health outcomes is a topic of much discussion and study in the public health community.
For this assignment you will analyze public health communication via social media in your community. Follow a public health organization local or national on a social media channel (e.g. Twitter Facebook LinkedIn) for at least 3 weeks. In a paper of 1000-1250 words address the following:
Use at least three scholarly sources to support your paper.
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