Social media reflects the power of social networks in shaping our health attitudes and behaviors. This session will begin by exploring some common myths about social media. We will explore how these platforms shape attitudes and behaviors, and this session will recommend 6 ways to build your social media presence — and, by doing so, raise the visibility of oral health.
1. Understand the diversity of audiences that social media platforms reach
2. Know how to use hashtags to expand the audience for a social media message
3. Identify the practices or strategies that can raise a person’s or organization’s profile on social media